Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Names 2017 Class

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• December 20, 2016

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The 2017 inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. Set to be inducted in the Performer Category are Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes.

The Award for Musical Excellence will be presented to Nile Rodgers.

The 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for the third time.

Artists are eligible for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording. The 2017 Performer Inductees were chosen by more than 900 voters of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, as well as the aggregate results of an online fan vote.

The Induction Ceremony will again have its television premiere on HBO, and a radio broadcast on SiriusXM. Broadcast details will be announced in early 2017.

Ticket on-sale dates for the event will be announced in January. A limited number of pre-sale tickets will be available for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members in advance of the public sale date.

The special exhibition on the 2017 Inductees will open at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on March 30.

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