Missy Elliott nominated for Hall of Fame
Voters in the Songwriters Hall of Fame will have a chance to get their freak on next month, with Missy Elliott scoring an opportunity to join the 2019 class.
The organization announced its complete slate of nominees on Thursday, featuring a bevy of big names, including Mariah Carey, John Prine, Chrissie Hynde and Vince Gill.
Elliott, who has written and produced songs for Whitney Houston, Aaliyah and Beyonce, is the first female rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
“I am humbly grateful to be nominated with so many other AMAZING writers,” the rapper tweeted on Wednesday, in advance of the official announcement.