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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction special premieres January 1

CBS airs 50 Years of Hip Hop Special December 10

by Cass Teague
2023 Inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony include (top row l-r) Chaka Khan, Missy Elliott, Don Cornelius, DJ Kool Herc, and (bottom row) The Spinners. (DJ Cool Herc’s photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images, Missy Elliott’s photo by Derek Blanks, and all photos courtesy of RRHOF.

The 38th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place on Friday, November 3rd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event was live-streamed and is currently available on Disney+.  ABC will air a primetime special “2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,” featuring performance highlights and standout moments from the ceremony, on Monday, January 1, 2024. The three-hour primetime special will air at 7:00 p.m. CST on ABC, locally on Channel 2.1, and will be available the next day on Hulu and Disney+.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation celebrated its 2023 Inductees in four categories: Performers, Musical Influencers, Musical Excellence, and the Ahmet Ertegun Award.

This year’s inductees in the Performer Category were Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, George Michael, Willie Nelson, Rage Against the Machine, and The Spinners. Receiving the Musical Influence Award were DJ Kool Herc and Link Wray. The Musical Excellence Award went to Chaka Khan, Al Kooper, and Bernie Taupin, while this year’s Ahmet Ertegun Awardee was Don Cornelius.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (RRHF) celebrates the sound of youth culture and honors the artists whose music connects us all. Born from the collision of rhythm & blues, country, and gospel, rock & roll is a spirit that is inclusive and ever-changing. RRHF shares stories of the people, events, and songs that shape our world through digital content, innovative exhibits, live music, engaging programs, and their annual Induction Ceremony.

GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop to air Sunday, December 10

The Recording Academy and CBS have announced “A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop,” a once-in-a-lifetime live concert special celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. It airs Sunday, December 10, at 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. CST on the CBS Television Network, locally in Nashville on NewsChannel 5.1 and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.

The two-hour tribute special will feature exclusive performances from hip-hop legends and GRAMMY-winning artists including Black Thought, Bun B, Common, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, Talib Kweli, The Lady Of Rage, LL COOL J, MC Sha-Rock, Monie Love, The Pharcyde, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Rakim, Remy Ma, Uncle Luke, and Yo-Yo. Additional performers include rap icons and next-gen hip-hop superstars 2 Chainz, T.I., Gunna, Too $hort, Latto, E-40, Big Daddy Kane, GloRilla, Juvenile, Three 6 Mafia, Cypress Hill, Jeezy, DJ Quik, MC Lyte, Roxanne Shanté, Warren G, YG, Digable Planets, Arrested Development, Spinderella, Black Sheep, and Luniz

The “A GRAMMY Salute To 50 Years Of Hip-Hop” live concert took place on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The concert live concert TV special celebrates the profound history and monumental cultural impact that hip-hop has made around the world.

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