November 04, 2023


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony 2023 highlights

A collective tribute from musical luminaries were paid to late George Michael at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By Javeria Shahid November 04, 2023
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony 2023 highlights
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony 2023 highlights 

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was filled with music industry legends!

The ceremony took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in New York City on Friday, November 3.

Marking the new class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2023 inductees were Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, George Michael, Rage Against the Machine, The Spinners, Missy Elliott and Willie Nelson.

Don Cornelius was honored with the Ahmet Ertegun Award, whereas, Chaka Khan, Bernie Taupin and AI Cooper received well-deserved recognition for their remarkable contributions to the music industry.

How to watch the rock and roll hall of fame

The whole event was streamed live on Disney+. It will make the event broadcast available on demand on its streaming service.

Link Wray and DJ Kool Herc were also among the music influencers acknowledged for their work in the world of music.

The evening began with an electrifying performance by singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, introduced by Oscar winner Laura Dern.

Crow’s opening performance featured a collaboration with rising pop star Olivia Rodrigo along with rock icons Peter Frampton and Steve Nicks.

The R&B specialist singer and songwriter Miguel, Girls Like You hitmaker Adam Levine and American country music performer Carrie Underwood paid tribute to the late George Michael, by performing some of his hit tracks.

The one of the best selling musicians of all time passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53, as PEOPLE reported, it was confirmed in 2017 that Michael succumbed to natural causes, stemming from dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.

Furthermore, other musical luminaries who rocked the star studded event were LL Cool J–inducted DJ Kool Herc, Elton John–inducted his longtime writing partner Taupin, St. Vincent, Chris Stapleton, Dave Matthews, Ice-T, Queen Latifah, Brandi Carlile, New Edition and Big Boi.