Ed Sheeran will be honored with the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala (June 15) in New York.
The award, which was launched in 2004, honors young songwriters who have made an impact in the industry with their original songs.
Previous winners include: Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Drake and John Mayer.
SIDENOTE: You can win a free copy of the new Ed Sheeran CD this weekend here on The River.
A new single is on the way for Zayn Malik –
“soon and I mean it” – Twitter
The single called “Still Got Time” will be Malik’s first release since his collaboration with Taylor Swift “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” was released in January.
and LeAnn Rimes is stoked for the Chainsmokers success, after they tied her 20 yr old Billboard.
LeAnn’s “How Do I Live” spent 32 weeks in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 from 1997-1998. But last week, The Chainsmokers matched that feat when “Closer” notched its 32nd week in the top 10.
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) March 20, 2017