Grunge band Pearl Jam are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by David Letterman.
Nineties grunge legends Pearl Jam were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this week at the 32nd Annual Induction Ceremony, more than 25 years after the release of their debut album 'Ten' which means this is their first year of eligibility.
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performing live in 2009
It was talk show veteran David Letterman who inducted the group on Friday night (April 7th 2017), with Neil Young being forced to back out due to an unspecified illness. The band had performed at the Ed Sullivan Theatre seven times while Letterman hosted 'The Late Show', so it's safe to say they know each other well.
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The rap legend will be posthumously honoured alongside Pearl Jam, Yes, Journey, E.L.O. and Joan Baez in April 2017.
The late rap icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year as part of the class of 2017, along with the likes of Pearl Jam, Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes and Joan Baez.
2016 was the first year that Tupac was eligible for consideration to be inducted into the Cleveland-based institution. An artist is eligible upon the 25th anniversary of the release of their first recordings, meaning that the rapper’s 1991 debut single ‘Brenda’s Got a Baby’, released in October that year, allowed him to be considered.
Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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Jann Wenner and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone Magazine Founder and Chairman The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. New York City, USA - The 2009 Rock & Roll hall of fame press conference announcing the concert series tour celebrating their 25th anniversary Wednesday 22nd July 2009