Veteran rocker Bob Seger is set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this summer (12).
The Grammy-winning star will join folk songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, country lyricist Don Schlitz and Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell composer Jim Steinman in the class of 2012, while men behind The Fantasticks musical, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, will also be honoured.
The stars will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a special ceremony in New York on 14 June (12).
Last year's (11) honourees included Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Allen Toussaint.