Lil Nas X to be honored at the 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony

Lil Nas X will be honored at the 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony next month.

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On June 16 at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel, the rapper and pop star will become the latest recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award, which is given to “talented young songwriters who are making a significant impact on the music industry.” musical through their original songs.”

Others who have won the award in the past include Drake, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, and John Legend, among others.

Nile Rodgers, President of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, said: “Lil Nas X is someone we are very proud to bestow with the Hal David Starlight Award. He has shown better than anyone how powerful great songs are, with ‘Old Town Road’ and ‘Montero’ dominating the charts almost every day for the last three years.

“If you’re lucky enough to be alive right now, you know exactly who Lil Nas X is and he’s an amazing person and inspiring to all of his communities as well.”

Last month, Lil Nas X announced that he will be hitting the road, with some European tour dates planned for later in the year.

His “Long Live Montero” tour kicks off in North America at Detroit’s Fillmore on September 6, making stops in Chicago, Nashville, Los Angeles and beyond before wrapping up in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on October 23. .

The “Industry Baby” singer will travel to Europe for a series of dates, beginning in Amsterdam on November 8, with performances in Berlin, Hamburg, Paris, Brussels and ending in Barcelona, ​​Spain on November 17.

In between the European dates, Lil Nas X will head to London for a UK only show at the Eventim Apollo on November 12.

Tickets for the North American dates are available here, and tickets for the European concerts are here. You can see the full list of dates below.


6 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore

10 – Chicago, IL – Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom

15 – Toronto, ON – HISTORY

18 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway

20 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall

22 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met

25 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem

27 – Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy


1 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium

3 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live

4 – Miami, FL – James L Knight Center

18 – Los Angeles, CA – YouTube Theater

21 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theater

23 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium


8 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AFAS Live

9 – Berlin, Germany – Max-Schmeling Halle

10 – Hamburg, Germany – Sporthalle

12 – London, UK – Eventim Apollo

14 – Paris, France – Zenith

15 – Brussels, Belgium – Palais 12

17 – Barcelona, ​​Spain – Sant Jordi Club

Meanwhile, Lil Nas X has said his new album is “almost done” while responding to a fan about the new music on social media.

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Lil Nas X to be honored at the 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony

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