Jimmy Cliff Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Written by Midwest Reggae on November 15, 2018
Legendary entertainer Jimmy Cliff has scored a nomination for the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years.
Jimmy Cliff who has a career spans which more than four decades, is nominated along with country superstar Vince Gill, rapper Missy Elliott, and singer Mariah Carey among others.
Jimmy Cliff has written songs such as The Harder They Come, Many Rivers To Cross, Sitting In Limbo, Wonderful World, Beautiful People, and You Can Get It If You Really Want among countless others.
Six songwriters, or songwriting groups, will be officially inducted at the Hall’s 50th annual Induction & Awards Gala in New York on June 13, 2019.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates and honors the contributions of our great popular music songwriters while developing new writing talent through workshops, showcases, scholarships, and digital initiatives.
In related news, Jimmy Cliff is currently in rehab recuperating after breaking his hip during falling last in October. The International singer has since postponed all performances.