Sara Bareilles to Receive Songwriters Hall of Fame Award

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The Waitress star and creator will receive the Hal David Starlight Award for gifted young songwriters.
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Sara Bareilles is set to receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award, according to Billboard. The Waitress star and creator, who is currently back on Broadway in the musical, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in June.

The Hal David Starlight Award is given to young songwriters who have made an impact with their original songs. David was a lyricist best known for his collaborations with Burt Bacharach.

Read: WHY CASTING SARA BAREILLES IN WAITRESS WAS A NO-BRAINER

Bareilles, who is a six-time Grammy nominee and a Tony nominee for the score of Waitress, is performing in her hit Broadway musical through March 11. On April 1, she will star as Mary Magdalene in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live opposite John Legend.

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