Songwriters Hall of Fame to induct Tom Petty, Marvin Gaye, Elvis Costello

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Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye Will Be Inducted Into the Hall of Fame

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty and the late Marvin Gaye are among the artists selected to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, set for June 9 in New York City. Joining that trio of legends will be 1960s hitmaker Chip Taylor and Chic principles Nile Roders and Bernard Edwards, who died in 1996.

The new inductees are responsible for such iconic songs as "What's Going On," "Wild Thing," "American Girl," "I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down," "Le Freak" and many, many more.

"The 2016 roster of Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees is a beautiful mosaic of the best of late 20th Century popular music. With creators of Rock & Roll, Soul/R&B, Country and Funk/Dance represented, we are looking forward to an unforgettable and extremely exciting event and evening at the Marriott Marquis on June 9th," said co-chairs Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff, who are serving their first year in that role.

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple & Steve Miller Are 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

The hall's 47th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Gaye and Edwards will be inducted posthumously.

Check out pics from the Rock N' Roll hall of fame in the gallery below!

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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick performs at the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary celebration, in Milwaukee. The groundbreaking Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. will join a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/nvision/AP, File)
FILE - In the April 23, 2015, file photo, N.W.A. members Dr. Dre, left, and Ice Cube, two of the subjects of the upcoming biographical drama "Straight Outta Compton," appear onstage to promote the film at the Universal Pictures presentation during CinemaCon 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. joins a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers as inductees in the 2016 class at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The rock hall announced Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, that Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller will join as members in an April 8 induction ceremony in Brooklyn. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, James Pankow, Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane of Chicago perform at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, in Hollywood, Fla. The groundbreaking Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. will join a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this April 9, 2008, file photo, Steve Miller performs at the 25th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, in Los Angeles. The groundbreaking Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. will join a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. (AP Photos/Mark J. Terrill, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1971, file photo, British rock band Deep Purple present their golden record they received in West Berlin for the sales of their latest album, "Deep Purple in Rock," in West Germany. The groundbreaking Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. will join a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Edwin Reichert, File)
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