By: Rizoh

      John Legend will be honored with the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2007 Awards dinner, on Thursday, June 7 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

      Created in 2004, the Hal David Starlight Award was renamed in honor of the SHOF Chairman for his longtime support of young songwriters. Award recipients are talented songwriters in the early years of their careers that are making a significant impact in the music industry.

      John Legend joins the likes of John Mayer, Rob Thomas, and Alicia Keys as past recipients of the Hal David Starlight Award.