Madonna nominated for 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame!

Associated Press News Break: Madonna  is one of the nominees for the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame!

The Songwriters Hall gave The Associated Press the list of nominees Thursday, a day ahead of its official announcement. Other nominees that could be inducted next year are Jay Z, George Michael, Bryan Adams, Vince Gill, Babyface, Max Martin, Kool & the Gang and more.

Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years.

Five songwriters, or songwriting groups, will be officially inducted at a gala in New York on June 15, 2017.

Credit: Associated Press.