Vince Gill, Tom T. Hall and Dean Dillon nominated for all-genre Songwriters Hall of Fame

ABC/Image Group LA Country Music Hall of Famers Vince Gill and Tom T. Hall may be headed into the all-genre Songwriters Hall of Fame as well. They’re among this year’s nominees, along with Dean Dillon and John Prine.

Vince wrote the majority of his own hits, including classics like “Look at Us,” “I Still Believe in You,” and “Go Rest High on that Mountain,” along with many more. It’s worth noting that the Oklahoma native is nominated alongside one of his heroes, “Angel from Montgomery” composer John Prine.

In addition to his own classics like “I Love” and “(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine,” Tom T. Hall also crafted tunes like “Harper Valley P.T.A.” and “Little Bitty” that were hits for Jeannie C. Riley and Alan Jackson, respectively.

Dean Dillon is forever linked with George Strait, having provided staples like “The Chair,” “Ocean Front Property,” and “Easy Come, Easy Go.”

Writers are eligible for the honor 20 years after the first commercial release of a song. Voting continues through December 17, with the 50th Annual Induction & Awards Gala set to take place on June 13 in New York City.

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"For my version of country music to be recognized is really meaningful to me because I love where the genre came from," Kacey tells ABC Radio. "And to be able to be someone that's recognized in modern country, I mean, that's a goal for me. Y'know, I love country music. So it's really cool."

Kacey says that Golden Hour is different from her other releases because it's her "most personal record yet."

"I don't think I've really let people in on an emotional scale this way very much," she explains. "I've never really talked much about my feelings, and falling in love, and meeting the right person, and talking about my flaws, and being lonely, coming off the road and missing my mom...I've never had songs like that. And it was really nice."

As for the Female Vocalist category, Kacey hates to think that that she's competing with Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini to find out who's "better."

"Awards shows are silly because no one's 'better' than the other," she says. "That's not what music is about. Art is very subjective...everyone's different and that's what's cool about it...everyone's obviously winning and doing her own thing!"

That being said, Kacey admits that she doesn't actually consider herself to be "much of a vocalist" -- so, she says, "To be in a category with some really great singers is a big compliment."

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