VIDEO: HBO to Air 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
HBO will air the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday (April 27). This year’s recipients include Pearl Jam, Journey, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes and Tupac Shakur, while Nile Rodgers was presented with the Award for Musical Excellence.
One of the biggest highlights from the night happened when vocalist Steve Perry reunited with his former bandmates during Journey’s induction, but sadly, the reclusive singer did not perform with the band. Other notable highlights include David Letterman inducting Pearl Jam, Rush members Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee inducting Yes and Snoop Dogg inducting Tupac. The night also featured tributes to Tupac and Prince,with Lenny Kravitz performing “When Doves Cry” and “The Cross” with the Love Fellowship Choir. Make sure to play the video below to watch Lenny Kravitz and the choir warm up just before hitting the stage for the Prince tribute.