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Pharrell Williams’ Neptunes, Mariah Carey among Songwriters Hall of Fame’s 2020 class

Posted at 9:34 AM, Jan 16, 2020

Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams, one half of production duo the Neptunes, will be inducted into the Songwriter Hall of Fame’s 2020 class, according to the Associated Press.

Williams and Chad Hugo make up the production team, and have worked with artists such as Jay-Z, Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg and Kelis.

Mariah Carey, former Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, the Isley Brothers, Rick Nowels, William “Mickey” Stephenson and Steve Miller make up the rest of the 2020 class.

Last year’s class included Portsmouth native Missy Elliott.

The acts officially will be inducted at the Songwriters Hall’s 51st annual Induction and Awards Dinner on June 11 in New York City.