At this point in the party called coronavirus, it is no longer new to hear that events of any kind have to be canceled or postponed. This is how we have lived it for months. However, some events such as the induction ceremony of the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame they waited until the last minute to make a decision.
Through an official statement made on their social networks, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame canceled his live induction ceremony “To protect the health and safety of our members, their families, teams and our assistants.”
In order not to leave the rockers with the bitter drink, the statement would come with a rather attractive alternative. They decided to send the ceremony to television through a partnership with HBO. which will be broadcast this coming Saturday, November 7. We leave you the full statement:
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“To protect the health and safety of our members, their families, teams and our attendees, we have made the decision that the scheduled live event is not possible,” said John Sykes, president of the Hall of Fame Foundation of the Rock & Roll. “Together with HBO and executive producer Joel Gallen, we will continue to create an exciting show honoring our 2020 members, telling the stories of their incredible contributions to music and the impact on a generation of artists who followed them.”
Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the live 2020 HOF Induction Ceremony concert on 11/7 is canceled. In place of the live event, we’ll broadcast an exclusive special about the # RockHall2020 Inductees on @HBO & HBO Max November 7, 2020 at 8pm. More details: https://t.co/BEun54az4b pic.twitter.com/6qGPq3g9rw
– Rock Hall (@rockhall) July 8, 2020
Who will be induced this year?
It was on January 15 when the well-deserved artists chosen to join this select group were released. But it’s been a long time and nobody likes a refreshed memory.
This year’s participants include Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, The Notorious BIG, T. Rex and The Doobie Brothers. Additionally, music industry veterans Jon Landau and Irving Azoff have been honored with the Ahmet Ertegun Award.
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And how does 2021 paint?
For the way things are going, the organizers of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame they don’t want to give way without huarache. In the announcement they also disclosed that 2021 induction ceremony will move to fall and it will take place in Cleveland.
During the pandemic, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame He has tried to entertain music fans by uploading hundreds of videos of past induction ceremonies to his YouTube channel. We leave one for them to warm up the engines:
See on YouTube