The full list of inductees has been revealed for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2021. The five illustrious names joining the most exclusive members club in music are Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, The Go Go’s, Tina Turner, Carole King, and Todd Rundgren.
The induction is to take place on October 30th in Cleveland, and a committee decided the names made up of 1,200 artists, historians, and music industry members, as well as a fan vote. Artists can only become eligible for nomination 25 years after they released their first recording.
It’s the second time that Dave Grohl, Tina Turner, and Carole King have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. Grohl entered with Nirvana in 2014. Meanwhile, King was inducted alongside Gerry Goffin in 1990 and Tina in 1991 for her work as half of the duo, Ike & Tina Turner.
In a statement, Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation John Sykes said, “This diverse class of talented inductees reflects the Hall’s ongoing commitment to honour artists whose music created the sound of youth culture.”
Artists that were shortlisted but will now have to wait another year to arrive in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include Kate Bush, Chaka Khan, DEVO, Iron Maiden, Fela Kuti, Rage Against The Machine, New York Dolls and Dianne Warwick.
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2021 inductees:
- Foo Fighters
- The Go Go’s
- Tina Turner
- Todd Rundgren