Drake will soon be awarded for his songwriting skills as the Songwriter's Hall Of Fame will soon award the Young Money artist their Hal David Starlight Award at the upcoming 42nd Annual Induction And Awards dinner Thursday (June 16th) in New York City. “Drake shines as a talented songwriter with a unique vision,” said Songwriting Hall of Fame Chairman and Jimmy Webb, “and we are pleased to honor him with the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award.”
Past winners of this award include John Legend, Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Taylor Swift and others. The award was first created back in 2004 and has been given out yearly to those they feel are leaving their mark on the music industry. In related news, Drake will host Canada's Juno Awards on March 27th.
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