The Doobie Brothers, T-Rex, Nine Inch Nails and Depeche Mode lead the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame “Class of 2020”.
Also being inducted are Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G.
In addition, Jon Landau, a former music critic who became Bruce Springsteen‘s manager and co-producer, and Eagles manager Irving Azoff will receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award, which is given to non-performers who have contributed to the growth of rock ‘n’ roll.
This year marks the first time the winner of the “fan vote”, The Dave Matthews Band, will not be inducted. Of the five artists who comprised the latest fan ballot, only the Doobies, who finished third, will be inducted into the Rock Hall, with Matthews, Pat Benatar, Soundgarden and Judas Priest missing out this year.
The induction ceremony is scheduled for May 2nd at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, and will be broadcast live on HBO.
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