On Saturday, January 12, rapper Missy Elliott made history when it was announced she would be the first female hip hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame!
And the 2019 #SHOF Inductees are: https://t.co/lqQszOZRZv … https://t.co/x4GT6OqJth #SHOF2019 https://t.co/Jpm3qYAX7n— SongHall (@SongHall)1547303795.0
Elliot will be inducted alongside "Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall, John Prine, Jack Tempchin and Yusuf/Cat Stevens."
For nearly 50 years, the Songwriters Hall of Fame has recognized the achievements of the artists who put words and… https://t.co/aKI1uPPgAg— CBS This Morning (@CBS This Morning)1547299575.0
Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman @nilerodgers sat down with us to discuss the 2019 #SHOF inductees and the meaning… https://t.co/BYiTcMQBWf— CBS This Morning (@CBS This Morning)1547300672.0
Elliott took to Twitter to thank the SHOF for the honor and congratulate her fellow nominees.
I want to CONGRATULATE all the AMAZING songwriters who have been inducted into the 2019 “Song Writers Hall of Fame… https://t.co/gBvppubQ8G— Missy Elliott (@Missy Elliott)1547311011.0
The internet celebrated as a plethora of stars and collaborators thought the award was long overdue!
@MissyElliott So well deserved! Nobody writes hits like you mama 🤗They better keep giving you all your flowers!!!!!… https://t.co/q8e63N1Gre— OLIVIA (@OLIVIA)1547312583.0
DEM TEK TOO LONG 🗣️🗣️🗣️ https://t.co/qSDvRiRY0N— OXTAIL GAWD (@OXTAIL GAWD)1547311630.0
YOU ARE THE BLUE PRINT . Without you we would not know how to flip it and reverse it . PeriodT . I love youuuuu… https://t.co/KPzBdnnrnj— Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@Janelle Monáe, Cindi)1547358407.0
The most deserved hall of fame induction ever! Congrats @MissyElliott https://t.co/KUIs3af8bE— Dillon Francis (@Dillon Francis)1547402177.0
Fellow songwriting stars like Bruno Mars, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and John Legend couldn't hold back their joy.
Very Well Deserved @MissyElliott 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Living Legend...... https://t.co/1NVv78hzAd— Fantasia (@Fantasia)1547312637.0
@MissyElliott 👑 Go Missy!— Bruno Mars (@Bruno Mars)1547326084.0
@MissyElliott @anildash SO DESERVED. Thank you for the music!— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin-Manuel Miranda)1547393208.0
For both her work as a performer and as a songwriter, there are artists as universally respected as Missy Elliott.
@MissyElliott You are the TRUTH. Congratulations @MissyElliott !!— Keesha Sharp (@Keesha Sharp)1547360577.0
@MissyElliott It is wonderful to see your genius recognized.— Molly Knight (@Molly Knight)1547313032.0
@MissyElliott Congratulations!!! Well deserved!!— John Legend (@John Legend)1547314157.0
For fans, this moment was no surprise at all.
@MissyElliott 2019 is the year of MISSY ELLIOTT. 🗣🗣🗣🗣🗣🗣— I. King (@I. King)1547311052.0
@nytimes I am not even a Missy Elliott fan, but I have always thought she was one of the most talented female black… https://t.co/9Vi85GBYlD— Nicole Jeanette Hyke (@Nicole Jeanette Hyke)1547417250.0
@CNN Love me some Missy!! https://t.co/GzvICylH0Y— Makeup (@Makeup)1547401661.0
Elliott's inclusion on the list of inductees is a fantastic step forward for female hip-hop artists everywhere.
Missy Elliott is only the THIRD rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the FIRST female rapper… https://t.co/55F2W8az5l— Lex. (@Lex.)1547326399.0
Congratulations, Missy, you've made history yet again!
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💜💙💜New paint of the Queen 👑💜💙💜 @MissyElliott #MissyElliott https://t.co/UP8noJZY5D— LilJaysss (@LilJaysss)1546800745.0