US rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z has earned an induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
The rap mogul has cemented his space as an industry, it has not been easy to dislodge him from the top spot.
Other inductees include Foo Fighter’s-who showcased during Biden’s swearing in ceremony, Tina Turner, The Go – Go’s, Todd Rundgren and Carole King.
It is the second time induction for Dave Grohl having previously inducted with Nirvana, Turner previously with Ike Turner, and King previously with Gerry Goffin.
Turner and King stand out alongside Stevie Nicks as the only women to have secured the induction multiple times.
Leaving the ‘Perfomers’ induction category, a number of iconic artist’s received recognition from the Rock Hall.
This year’s recipients of the Early Influence Award went to Kraftwerk, Gil Scott – Heron and Charley Patton.
The Musical Excellence Award was bagged by LL Cool J, Billy Preston and Randy Rhoads. Music executive Clarence Avant won the year’s Ahmet Ertegun Award.
It is all the first year for three women artists to have been inducted in the performers category.
“This is the most diverse class of inductees in the history of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame” Said John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
The Rock Hall 2021 ceremony is set to take place in October 30,2021 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame introduces an exhibit that honours the dynamic history of the Super Bowl Halftime Show and its legendary performers.