Cher, Dave Matthews Band, and Foreigner Among 2024 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2024 has been officially announced, bringing forth an impressive lineup of musical legends and influential figures. The unveiling took place during last night’s “American Idol,” revealing a diverse group of 16 inductees across various categories.

Performers Category:

  • Mary J. Blige

  • Cher

  • Dave Matthews Band

  • Foreigner

  • Peter Frampton

  • Kool & the Gang

  • Ozzy Osbourne

  • A Tribe Called Quest

Musical Excellence:

Recognized for their exceptional contributions:

  • Jimmy Buffett

  • Dionne Warwick

The group MC5 and one of Motown’s creators, Norman Whitfield, also fall under this category.

Musical Influence:

  • Big Mama Thornton

  • British blues musicians Alexis Korner and John Mayall are acknowledged for their significant influence.

Ahmet Ertegun Award:

This prestigious award goes to Suzanne de Passe, marking her as the first leading female executive in the music business.

Cher previously called out the Hall of Fame for excluding her, saying on the Kelly Clarkson show, ‘I wouldn’t be in it now if they gave me a million dollars … I’m never going to change my mind. They can just go you-know-what themselves.’

Save the Date for the Induction Ceremony

The Induction Ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2024 is scheduled to take place on October 19th in Cleveland, Ohio. For those unable to attend in person, the ceremony will stream live on Disney+.

Can’t catch it live? No worries! The event will be available for streaming on Hulu the following day. Additionally, a special broadcast on ABC is set for a later date, ensuring everyone can experience the celebration of these remarkable individuals.