Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, and the Go-Go's are among the acts to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot in a intake that also includes Carole King and power pop pioneer Todd Rundgren.
They will be honoured during an induction ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio on October 30th on an evening of music that will also recognise rapper LL Cool J, Billy Preston and Randy Rhoads with musical excellence awards, and honour Kraftwerk, Gil Scott Heron, and Charley Patton as early influencers.
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23-time Grammy winner Jay-Z will become the first rap artist in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
All-female band The Go Go's, whose line-up included Belinda Carlisle, had hits in the 1980s with We Got the Beat, Our Lips Are Sealed, and Vacation.
"We really see it as a true celebration of the reopening of music - not only in America but in the world," John Sykes, chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in an interview with The Associated Press.