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Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett the Blackhearts are among the acts to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. and Sting.
At the induction ceremony, Ringo Starr will become the last member of The Beatles to become part of the Hall of Fame as a solo artist. His former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney will hand him the Award for Musical Excellence.
R band The 5 Royales will posthumously receive the Early Influence Award at the ceremony, which will be held in Cleveland, Ohio on April 18.
Jett adds, “It’s surreal and very humbling. It’s a culmination of all you’ve dreamed about doing as a musician. I’ve always been hopeful (that I’d get in) because I think it’s an incredible acknowledgement. I’m very proud to be with all these great musicians. It’s going to take a few minutes to sink in before I see how I really feel about it.”
Both Reed and and Vaughn will be inducted posthumously. Reed, who died last year, was first inducted into the Hall of Fame as a member of Velvet Underground in 1996.