Missy Elliott, John Prine, and Mariah Carey Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, and our dad John Prine are among those nominated for next year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame class, Associated Press reports. Elliott—who, in addition to her solo catalogue, penned songs for Aaliyah, Beyoncé, and Whitney Houston, among others—would be the Hall’s first woman rapper. Jermaine Dupri and Jay-Z became the Hall’s first two rappers…