Mariah Carey, Neptune in the 2020 class of Songwriters Hall

The events will be officially presented at the 51st Annual Induction Dinner and Songwriters Hall Awards on June 11 in New York City. Composers are eligible for induction after writing successful songs for at least 20 years.

Carey, whose hits include “We Belong Together” and “Hero,” released his self-titled debut album in 1990. With 19 number 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 list, he’s only behind the Beatles, who’ve had 20 songs. head the table. His basic element for the holidays, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, 25, reached No. 1 in the Hot 100 in December and January, making Carey the only artist who had number 1 hits in the decade from 1990, 2000, 2010 and 2020.

The only song Carey didn’t write that went to number 1 was a version: his version of Jackson’s Be There.

The Virginia-based duo, The Neptunes, shaped pop and urban radio from the 1990s through the 2000s thanks to the creation of successes for Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Beyoncé. Williams and Hugo, who met in seventh grade, worked on number 1 hits such as Nelly’s “Hot In Herre,” Gwen Stefani’s Hollaback Girl, and Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot.” The duo helped Britney Spears come out of her image as a good girl in 2001 with the daring “I’m A Slave 4 U”, one of the singer’s traditional songs, and the creators of hits produced more than half of the debut Timberlake’s solo solo in 2002 “Justified”, including the hits “Like I love you” and “Miss.”

In recent years, Williams, 13 times Grammy winner, has produced without Hugo (two Grammys), producing hits for other artists such as Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Migos, Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Williams also found great success with his own music, he even won an Oscar nomination for the hit “Happy”, one of the best songs of the last decade.

Twenty-four acts disputed the class 2020 of the Composers Hall of Fame, including Outkast, R.E.M., Patti Smith, Journey, Vince Gill and Gloria Estefan. Only six composers, or groups of composers, are incorporated each year.

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