The induction ceremony for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2023 class will take place on Friday, Nov. 3, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s ceremony will livestream on Disney+ – a historic first for the event that has traditionally aired on HBO since 1995.
Subsequently, the 38th edition of the event will air a special with performances on ABC on Jan. 1, 2024.
“This historic live stream on Disney+ and special on ABC is a testament to the diverse sounds and enduring power of rock and roll,” said John Sykes, chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “Over the last three decades, the annual live Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction has become music’s highest honor, celebrating the artists who’ve defined generations and changed music forever.”
Rob Mills, EVP, Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment, Walt Disney Television, added, “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been the home to some of the most memorable moments in music history and celebrates the immeasurable impact these artists have had on the industry and culture. We are so excited to offer audiences a front-row seat when they tune in on Disney+ and ABC.”
Performers include New Edition, H.E.R., Elton John, Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews, Chris Stapleton, St. Vincent and many more to later be announced.
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Khan is being recognized for Musical Excellence, which is “given to artists, musicians, songwriters and producers whose originality and influence creating have had a dramatic impact on music.”
Other 2023 inductees include The Spinners, Don Cornelius, Kate Bush, George Michael, DJ Kool Herc, Al Kooper, Rage Against the Machine, Link Wray and Bernie Taupin.