Toby Keith Says Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Is His “Ultimate Trophy”

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Toby Keith has about 60 or 70 awards at his home in Oklahoma, but his Songwriters Hall of Fame induction coming up Monday night trumps them all.

Toby tells The Oklahoman, “This is my ultimate trophy. There’ll never be anything you can give me that’s bigger than this.”

Toby goes on to say he’s shocked some of his own songwriting heroes aren’t in the Songwriters Hall of Fame yet.  “Merle Haggard‘s not in there,” Toby says. “Roger Miller‘s not in there. And I’m gonna champion both those guys when I get there.”

Toby will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at a formal ceremony Monday night at New York City’s Marriott Marquis Hotel.

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