Eminem and Dolly Parton inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The world of music meets in Los Angeles this Saturday to celebrate the entrance of new legends to the prestigious Rock & Roll Hall of Fame from the United States, including Dolly Parton and Eminem.

The queen of country and the legendary rapper they will enter the musical pantheon with the pop rock group Eurythmics, the singer-songwriter Lionel Richie, the British Duran Duran, songwriter and singer Carly Simon and the duet of rock by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, based in Cleveland, Ohiowho surveyed to more than a thousand musicians, historians and industry members to choose the candidates, will honor these seven names at a star-studded gala at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Plus a supergroup concert than a ceremony, the evening will serve for legendary artists pay tribute to your peers with the interpretation of his usual hits.

The poster is usually kept secret until the time of the show.

but the president of the Rock Hall, John Sykeshas revealed some of the guests in an interview given to Forbes this week: Olivia Rodrigo and Alanis Morissette; while Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Crow will be among the presenters of the honorees.

“Young America”

Sykes emphasized in the institution’s flexible definition of ‘rock’, which has more to do with spirit than gender.

Over the years they have been incorporated into the living room various rappers, pop, R&B and country stars.

“Rock and roll, like musical culture itself, never stays in one place. It’s a sound that is constantly evolving to reflect the culture,” said Sykes.

“So look at these different artists that you’re going to see introduced this year (…) they’re different genres, they’re different colors, they are different sounds, but they have one thing in commonn, they created the sound of young America.”

The inclusion this year of Parton, 76was received by the iconic artist with humility that characterized herza, asking initially that his name be withdrawn from the race on the grounds that he was far from being a rock star.

But the voting had already begunand the organization explained to Partonwhose prolific work includes the classics “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You,” that her work was worthy.

“When he understood what the true meaning of rock and roll is, then he hugged him and not only is he going to attend the ceremonybut he’s making a rock and roll album and he’s going to release a song, specifically from that albumor, at the ceremony,” Sykes revealed.


The member group of the Hall of Fame of this 2022 is one of the most eclectic in the organization dwarves.

Eminem had a star arrivaluendo to the world of rap in the 19’s90 with his album “The Slim Shady LP”, which includes the hit “My Name Is”.

The Detroit Artist established himself as a superstar with the release from “The Marshall Mathers LP” in 2000, who became one of the best-selling albums in the United States.

Getting the recognition in his first year of candidacy, Eminem joins in the Hall of Fame to other rappers like Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube and Grandmaster Flash together with his loyal producer and mentor Dr Dre.

The crooner Lionel Richie, behind unforgettable love songs like “All Night Long” and “Hello”; and Eurythmics, the duo formed by Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart were also included in the promotion, having entered to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Duran Duran will meet with his former guitarists Andy Taylor and Warren Cuccurullo at the event.

Simon, the singer-songwriter responsible from the classic of the years 70 “You’re So Vain”, will finally be included after nearly two decades of eligibility.

And the power couple and duo Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldowho dominated the 1980s with titles like “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”, also They are recognized for their prolific work.

Judas Priest along with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis they will also receive musical Excellence Awards, while Harry Belafonte and Elizabeth Cotten will be awarded for his influence.

The gala will start at 7:00 p.m. local time (02:00 GMT on Sunday), and will be broadcast November 19 on HBO.