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Dolly Parton Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2022 ceremony on Nov. 5  in Los Angeles. Rock hitmaker Pat Benatar, new wave chart-toppers Duran Duran, hip-hop heavyweight Eminem, synth-pop duo Eurythmics, country legend Dolly Parton, R&B hitmaker Lionel Richie and pop singer-songwriter Carly Simon make up the Class of 2022. Additionally, […]

Dolly Parton Says She’ll “Accept Gracefully” if She’s Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dolly Parton gracefully turned down her nomination for induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, but the Rock Hall opted to leave her on the ballot. So what happens if she does get inducted? The 10-time Grammy winner addressed that very question in an interview with NPR on Friday. “Well, I’ll […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Says Voters Will Decide if Dolly Parton is Inducted

Dolly Parton is still on the list of this year’s nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame despite the country icon asking to be removed because she hasn’t “earned that right.” The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation said in a statement Thursday that, in effect, it is up to the voters […]

Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie Among Rock Hall Nominees

Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran and A Tribe Called Quest are among this year’s first-time nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Cleveland-based institution announced 17 artists and groups being considered for Rock Hall induction, including Rage Against the Machine, Pat Benatar, Dionne Warwick, Carly Simon, Judas Priest […]

Bryan Adams Exits Tina Turner Rock Hall Tribute After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Bryan Adams made a last-minute exit from Saturday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony after testing positive for COVID-19. A representative for Adams, who was expected to join H.E.R. to perform “It’s Only Love” in honor of inductee Tina Turner, confirmed to Billboard that the Canada-born rocker had tested positive and is “fully […]

Dave Chappelle Inducts Jay-Z Into Rock Hall With Unapologetic Speech: “He Is Hip-Hop”

With a fire of anger still burning around his recent Netflix comedy special, Dave Chappelle stepped out Saturday night to induct Jay-Z into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The comedian, who resides in rural Yellow Springs, Ohio, began his speech by saying, “I would like to apologize to — nah, I’m just fuckin’ […]

LL Cool J, Carole King, Tina Turner Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

LL Cool J got together some of his heavyweight musical friends to usher him into rock immortality. Part of an eclectic 2021 class that includes Carole King, Tina Turner, The Go-Gos, Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Todd Rundgren, Cool J was joined on stage by rapper Eminem and Jennifer Lopez for a powerful performance on Saturday […]

Taylor Swift Helps Induct Carole King, Sings “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” at Rock Hall Ceremony

Taylor Swift had the first word at the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night in Cleveland. After opening remarks by Rock Hall CEO Greg Harris and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation president John Sykes, Swift took the stage at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in a glittering, form-fitting outfit to […]

Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, LL Cool J Set to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2021 ceremony on Oct. 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. Alt-rock veterans Foo Fighters, new wave pioneers The Go-Go’s, East Coast hip-hop icon Jay-Z, singer-songwriter north star Carole King, mercurial rock savant Todd Rundgren and Queen […]

Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige Among First-Time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Other noteworthy acts on the ballot include Kate Bush, Devo, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Chaka Khan, Carole King, Fela Kuti, LL Cool J, New York Dolls, Rage Against the Machine, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner and Dionne Warwick.

Whitney Houston Inducted Into Rock Hall of Fame: It’s “Something She Always Wanted,” Her Aunt Says

The singer's mother and aunt accepted the posthumous honor in a special that aired on HBO on Saturday night. Other inductees included the late Notorious B.I.G., the Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails, T. Rex and Depeche Mode.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Gets a New Date

The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony has moved from spring to fall.