Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2014 revealed
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has finalized their list of Inductees. They had a talented group to choose from but only a choice few made the cut.
Tuesday, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its list of Inductees for 2014. It's a unique blend of rock, pop and folk artists that include KISS, Linda Ronstadt and grunge-rockers Nirvana.
Joel Peresman, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, released a statement saying, "This year's Hall of Fame Inductees really capture the passion of the fans. We're thrilled to again be able to have the fans be a part of the show, especially as we bring the ceremony to Barclays Center and partner again with HBO and Playtone."
"Brooklyn has always been a hotbed for rock and roll and we're proud to continue that tradition by hosting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," adds Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. "Barclays Center has hosted many of the world’s biggest artists and we are looking forward to welcoming the new Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as we celebrate for the first time ever in Brooklyn."
Here is the list of the 2014 Inductees:
- Peter Gabriel
- Hall and Oates
- Linda Ronstadt
- Cat Stevens
Ahmet Ertegun Awards
- Brian Epstein
- Andrew Loog Oldham
The Award for Musical Excellence
- The E Street Band
The 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony takes place April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.