The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2017 inductees which include Journey, Pearl Jam, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez and Tupac Shakur. Nile Rodgers of Chic will receive the Award For Musical Excellence.
Artists are eligible to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first album or single. 2017 marks Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur’s first years being eligible.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place April 7th at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn and will air at a later date on HBO.