Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, Kraftwerk Lead Rock Hall Class of 2021
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2021 has been revealed. Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, Carole King, The Go-Go's, Jay-Z and the Foo Fighters join the class in the Performers category. Billy Preston, Randy Rhoads and LL Cool J receive the Musical Excellence Award, while Gil Scott Heron and Charley Patton are recipients of the Early Influence Award. Sussex Records founder Clarence Avant is set to be honored with the Ahmet Ertegun Award.
"This diverse class of talented Inductees reflects the Rock Hall's ongoing commitment to honor artists whose music created the sound of youth culture," John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in a press statement. "It will make for an unforgettable live celebration of music in October at this year's Induction Ceremony in Cleveland."
The Rock Hall 2021 induction ceremony is scheduled for October 30 at Cleveland, Ohio's Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Tickets go on sale to the public and members in July at ticketmaster.com. The show will be broadcast on HBO. The date has yet to be revealed.