Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band will be honored with the Award for Musical Excellence. Beatles manager Brian Epstein and Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham will both receive the Ahmet Ertegun award for non-performers.
The Rock Hall induction ceremony will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday, April 10. And for the first time, tickets will be sold to the general public. Tickets will go on sale in January, and the ceremonies will air in May on HBO.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, LL Cool J, the Meters, N.W.A., the Replacements, Link Wray, Yes and the Zombies had also been nominated this year, but didn’t make the cut this year.