Steven Tyler, Annie Lennox and Stevie Nicks are among the artists who will be competing for a place in the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Tyler is joined in the list of nominees by his Aerosmith bandmate and writing partner Joe Perry, while Lennox's Eurythmics collaborator Dave Stewart is also included, along with Nicks' Fleetwood Mac co-stars Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie.
Blues legend B.B. King and The Kinks' Ray Davies are also among the nominees for the 2013 inductees.
Voting ends in December and the chosen artists will be inducted at a gala ceremony in New York City on June 13th.