The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has revealed its 2021 Inductees, celebrating the most diverse list of Inductees in the history of the organization. They are: Performer Category: Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go’s, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren; Early Influence Award: Kraftwerk, Charley Patton, and Gil Scott-Heron. Musical Excellence Award: LL Cool J, Billy Preston, and Randy Rhoads; and the Ahmet Ertegun Award: Clarence Avant.
“This diverse class of talented Inductees reflects the Rock Hall’s ongoing commitment to honor artists whose music created the sound of youth culture”, said John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
The 36th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio with a live radio simulcast on SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel 310. The Induction Ceremony will air at a later date on HBO and stream on HBO Max.
“It will make for an unforgettable live celebration of music in October at this year’s Induction Ceremony in Cleveland.” Tickets go on sale to the public and members in July. Visit rockhall.com to learn more about each of the nominees.