Songwriter Madison Love Among 2024 Honorees at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts

Songwriter Madison Love, film director Ang Lee and actor Corey Stoll will be honored by New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts on Monday, April 8 at Cipriani South Street in New York City. Love, 28, is the first alumnus of the NYU Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at Tisch to be honored at the Tisch Gala.


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The recognition comes during the 40th anniversary of Lee’s graduation from Tisch and the 20th anniversary of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music from which Love graduated in 2017.  

Henry Russell Walter, better known as Cirkut, the Grammy-winning producer and songwriter, is also slated to appear at the event. He produced Ava Max’s recording of “Sweet but Psycho,” a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, which Love co-wrote.

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Love has co-written numerous songs that Max has recorded, including “Kings & Queens” and “Choose Your Fighter.” The latter song appeared on the the hit soundtrack Barbie: The Album, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 last year.

Love’s many other hits include “Bad Things” by Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello; “Him & I” by G-Eazy and Halsey; “Rare” by Selena Gomez; “Not the End of the World” by Katy Perry; and Sour Candy” by Lady Gaga with Blackpink.

Lee is a two-time Oscar winner for best director, for Brokeback Mountain (2004) and Life of Pi (2011).

All proceeds from the event will go towards addressing student, scholarship and school-wide needs.   Tickets for Tisch Gala 2024 are available atthe event’s website.