SZA To Receive The Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award SuperNayr



NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced that “Kill Bill” hitmaker SZA will be the 2024 recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award, at the 53rd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner, which takes place on June 13th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

The Hal David Starlight Award, which was first presented in 2004, was named in honor of SHOF Chairman Emeritus Hal David, for his longtime support of young songwriters. Recipients of the award are chosen for their status as gifted young songwriters who are making a significant impact in the music industry with their original songs.

In receiving the award, SZA will join a select group of creators that includes Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Halsey, Sara Bareilles, Ed Sheeran, Nick Jonas, Nate Ruess, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo, Drake, Benny Blanco, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Rob Thomas, and John Rzeznik.

“This is such an exciting time for songwriters and music. Phenomenal artists like Beyonce and Taylor Swift are pushing the envelope of what success looks like but who could argue that the last 2 years belong to SZA. Incredible songwriting, incredible performances, incredible artistry. She so deserves to be the 2024 recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award!” enthused SHOF Chairman Nile Rodgers.

The full list of inductees for the 2024 SHOF includes:

Inductees at this year’s SHOF event include:
Hillary Lindsey
Timothy Mosley p/k/a Timbaland
Dean Pitchford
Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe p/k/a R.E.M.
Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, p/k/a Steely Dan.

Additionally, Diane Warren will receive the 2024 Johnny Mercer Award.

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