Everyone will be honored at the induction ceremony in Cleveland on October 30th.
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first year on Wednesday, and the leading list also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.
Everyone will be commended at the induction ceremony in Cleveland on October 30. The organizers hope that this will be a room full of fans enjoying live music again.
The lounge will also present outstanding music awards to LL Cool J, Billy Preston and Randy Rhoads, and will feature Kraftwerk, Gil Scott Heron and Charley Patton as the main influences By.
The hall features Jay-Z, including a 23-year Grammy Award winner and the first rap artist to be selected into the Songwriter Hall of Fame. His records include “Hard Knocking Life”, “99 Questions” and “Empire State of Mind”. He has 14 first records.
After serving as the drummer of Nirvana, Dave Grohl became the core stage of Foo Fighters, and Foo Fighters became one of the few modern rock bands that are comfortable in large stadiums. Their powerful voice produced the hit songs “Best Of You”, “Everlong” and “Times Like these”.
As a band composed entirely of women playing their own instruments, The Go-Go’s was relatively rare in the early 1980s. They were born in the punk rock music scene in Los Angeles, so they were warmly welcomed by a series of music, such as “We Got the Beat.”, “Our lips are sealed” and “Holiday”.
Turner, who was recently celebrated in the HBO documentary, has one of the most poignant comeback stories in rock. After escaping from the abusive relationship between her husband and music partner Ike Turner, she became a solo superstar in the 1980s, and earned titles such as “What is the relationship with love”, “Private Dancer” and “We Popular singles like “No need for another hero”. .
Kim’s life was celebrated in the Broadway show “Beauty: Carole King Musical”. From his career of composing songs for others, his album “Tapestry” in 1971 became one of the best-selling albums of all time. Her popular songs include “It’s too late”, “You have friends” and “(You make me feel like a natural woman)”.
Rundgren, a pioneer of powerful pop music, is famous for melodic songs such as “Hello, Me”, “I Saw the Light” and “We Must Give You a Woman”, as well as the classic “Drums for a Whole Day”.
Former manager, record company owner and concert organizer Clarence Avant will receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for poor performance. His influence in the music industry was highlighted in the 2019 Netflix documentary “Black Godfather”.
Grohl, King and Turner brought the number of artists selected to the Rock Hall twice to 26. Before King and Turner, Stevie Nicks was the only woman with this distinction.
Two new members, Belinda Carlisle of The Go-Go’s and Pat Smear of Foo Fighters, were once members of the Los Angeles punk band The Germs before they found the job that made them famous.
Before entering the special category of performances, both LL Cool J and Kraftwerk were nominated as performers six times and were not selected.
Five of the six admitted performers are still active performers. Only when Turner retires, the hall will undoubtedly try to recruit Beyoncé to pay tribute on stage. Either way, the hall hopes to hold the first major concert, because the live music business is basically closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interview with The Associated Press, John Sykes, chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said: “We really see it as a real celebration of the reopening of music, not only in the United States, but in the whole world. world.”
The induction ceremony will be held at the Rockets Mortgage Stadium in Cleveland and will be broadcast simultaneously on SiriusXM and then on HBO.