The names of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 inductees were released Wednesday morning.
The inductees are:
— Depeche Mode
— The Doobie Brothers
— Whitney Houston
— Nine Inch Nails
— The Notorious B.I.G.
— T Rex
Four of the inductees were on the ballot for the first time: The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. and T Rex.
Winning the Ahmet Ertegun Award were Irving Azoff and Jon Landau. The award honors songwriters, producers, disc jockeys, record executives, journalists and other industry professionals who have had a major influence on rock and roll.
The 35th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be May 2 at Public Auditorium in Cleveland. The ceremony will then be broadcast live for the first time on HBO on May 2 at 8 p.m.
Performances and special guests will be announced at a later date.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. on ticketmaster.com.