Nick Jonas is anticpated to be honoured for his career achievements for the Songwriters Hall of Fame awards in June.
The Levels singer, who released his first album on the age of 11, get the Hal David Starlight Award. This honour is offered to those who’ve made a significant affect on the music industry through original songs.
Nick, 23, will track in the footsteps of Taylor Swift, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo and John Mayer when he is offered the honour on the 47th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in New York on 9 June.
“Nick Jonas is just about the brightest and the majority versatile young talents for the American pop scene,” Songwriters Hall of Fame co-chairs Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff tell People.com.
“A veteran of recording, television, movies and Broadway success… he’s been making his cultural mark in many different ways for greater decade. Nick has literally adult in public, knowning that growth is reflected in the songwriting and singing. He is an awesome choice for the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award,” they explained.
Lionel Richie get the highest honour, the Johnny Mercer Award, in the ceremony with the Marriott Marquis Hotel, while Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers and Chip Taylor are going to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Marvin Gaye and Nile’s late Chic bandmate Bernard Edwards are going to be inducted posthumously.
The dinner develops the day before Nick’s next album Last Year Was Complicated is released on 10 June (16). He told fans on Twitter that she wrote songs about his break-up from model Olivia Culpo around the record.
“When I first started making I thought I knew just what it would be about,” he tweeted. “Then I had being dumped… It then became obvious what this thing could be about… And that I will need to dig really deep…
“S**t is just too big real sometimes… Reliving some real life experiences through this music is actually difficult… But I know it is necessary that I get it done. I want to be a receptive book around my art.”
The former couple split in 2015 after a couple of years together.