The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will hold its 36th annual induction ceremony tomorrow night at the at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, home to the hall and museum.
Six acts are being inducted in the Performer Category. The members of the Class of 2021:
- Carole King
- Todd Rundgren
- Tina Turner
- Foo Fighters -- Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear
- The Go-Go’s -- Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine and Jane Wiedlin
Carole King was first inducted with her ex-husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin back in 1990 in the non-performer category. She has been eligible as a performer since 1986.
Tina Turner was first inducted as Ike and Tina Turner with her ex-husband back in 1991. She's been eligible as a solo performer since 2000, and finished #1 in the Fan Vote.
Commenting on his induction, Todd Rundgren has made it clear he wants nothing to do with the Hall, saying, "I’m happy for my fans. They’ve wanted this for a long time.”
The Go-Go's, who first became eligible in 2006, commented on being inducted, saying: "We are overwhelmed with gratitude to be 2021 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Women have always been a vital part of the ever-changing music business and The Go-Go’s are so proud to have our success story honored and recognized by fans and voters.”
The Go-Go's will perform their three biggest hits -- "Vacation," "Our Lips Are Sealed" and "We Got the Beat."
[Source: Classic Hits Today]