Garth Brooks is being honored for his songwriting.  He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame last night in New York City.

Garth was recognized along with other inductees: John Bettis, who wrote Michael Jackson's "Human Nature;" Leon Russell for "Delta Lady"  and "Supestar;" Allen Toussaint who wrote Glen Campbell's "Southern Night;" Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly who wrote Madonnas "Like A Virgin;" Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors," and The Pretenders "I'll Stand By You."

Garth Brooks has songwriter credits on "If Tomorrow Never Comes," "The Thunder Rolls,"  "Unanswered Prayers" and others.