Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go members were elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Wednesday after the first vote. The class they lead also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.
At the induction ceremony held in Cleveland on October 30th, everyone will be rewarded, and the organizers hope that groups of fans will enjoy live music again.
The auditorium will also present awards for musical excellence to LL Cool J, Billy Preston and Randy Rhodes, and award early influence to Kraftwerk, Gil Scott Heron and Charley Patton.
Jay-Z is a 23-time Grammy Award winner and will become the first rap artist in Songwriters Hall of Fame.His records include Knock on door, 99 questions with Empire State of Mind. He has 14 first albums.
Dave Grohl, the one-time drummer of the band Nirvana, became famous in the mid-90s for “Foo Fighters”.Their harsh sounds caused a sensation The best of you, eternal with Times like this.
As an instrument played exclusively by women, the Go-Go band was relatively rare in the early 1980s.They were born in the punk rock scene of Los Angeles, and they have a series of melody hits, including We have a rhythm, Our lips are sealed with Holiday.
Meanwhile, Turner recently celebrated in the HBO documentary Tina As one of the most exciting comeback stories in the rock industry.After being abused with her husband and musical partner Ike Turner, she became a solo star in the 1980s after the world boredom What does love have to do with it And use Private dancer with We don’t need another hero.
Broadway works celebrate the life of Carole King Beauty: Carole King Musical. After releasing the album in 1971, he took his own step towards composing songs for others. tapestry Become one of the best-selling albums of all time.Her top songs include too late, You have a friend with (You make me feel like myself) a natural woman.
The powerful pioneer Rundgren is known for his outstanding melodies, such as Hello it’s me, I saw the light with We want to give you a woman.with Beat the drums all dayHe is also responsible for the songs celebrated by avid players around.
Former manager, record company owner and concert organizer Clarence Avant was awarded the Ahmet Ertegun Award for poor performance. His influence on the music industry was highlighted in the 2019 Netflix documentary, Black godfather.
Grohl, King and Turner twice increased the number of artists selected into the rock hall to 26. Before King and Turner, Stevie Nicks was the only woman with this distinction.
Two new applicants-Belinda Carlisle of Go-Go’s and Pat Smear of Foo Fighters-were members of the Los Angeles punk band Germs before they got the position that caused their later fame.
Before entering the special category concert hall, both LL Cool J and Kraftwerk were nominated as performers six times without being elected.
Candidates are still active
Five of the six selected performers are still working. Only Turner retires, and there is no doubt that the auditorium will try to recruit Beyoncé to pay tribute on stage. Either way, the hall hopes to host the first major concert, because the live music business is basically closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
John Sykes, chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in an interview with the Associated Press: “We really see it as a real musical celebration, not only in the United States, but in the world.”
The induction ceremony will be held at the Rockets Mortgage Stadium in Cleveland and will be broadcast on SiriusXM and subsequently on HBO.