aTrolla headliner Peter Cetera will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 15th, 2017 in New York City.
Cetera, one of the chief songwriters of supergroup Chicago, wrote hits such as "If You Leave Me Now" (the band's first Grammy Award), which became a platinum-certified record and went on to be number one worldwide. Other notable songs include "Wishing You Were Here", "Happy Man", and "Baby, What A Big Surprise". In 1982 he co-wrote "Hard to Say I?m Sorry", which topped the charts and was certified Gold, as well as "Love Me Tomorrow". In 1984 the band sold over six million albums in the US alone. The four singles on that album, which charted in the Top 20, were all sung by Cetera.
Chicago's lifetime achievements include two Grammy Awards, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They?ve sold more than 100,000,00 records, produced 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 Gold singles. A staggering 25 of their 36 albums have been certified platinum. The band will celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2017.
We look forward to having Mr. Cetera perform at the inaugural aTrolla Music Festival in Dallas on May 6th at Reunion Tower!