Sources report that today, it was announced that Drake will receive the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award Thursday, June 16, at the 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in New York City. Songwriting Hall of Fame Chairman and Jimmy Webb said, “Drake shines as a talented songwriter with a unique vision, and we are pleased to honor him with the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award.” First created in 2004, the award is handed out annually to those who are deemed to be leaving their mark on the music industry through their songwriting. Drake will join past winners John Legend, Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Taylor Swift and more in receiving this prestigious award.

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