Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the nominees for its Class of 2019. This year’s nominees include eight songwriters and four songwriter/artists:

Songwriter

  • Shawn Camp
  • Ed Hill
  • Marcus Hummon
  • Archie Jordan
  • Kostas
  • Rivers Rutherford
  • Ronnie Rogers
  • Jerry Salley

Songwriter/Artist

  • Toby Keith
  • Brad Paisley
  • Eddy Raven
  • Dwight Yoakam

Two songwriters and one songwriter/artist, elected by their professional songwriter peers, will be inducted at the 49th anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala on October 14 at the Music City Center. The three new members will be joined by one veteran songwriter and one veteran songwriter/artist elected by a separate body of veteran voters.

The new electees will join more than 200 existing members of the organization, including Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks and more. The Class of 2018 included Ronnie Dunn, K.T. Oslin, Byron Hill, Wayne Kirkpatrick and Joe Melson.

The Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be announce later this summer.

photos: Brad Paisley by Curtis Hilbun; Dwight Yoakam by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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