The Roll Hall of Fame made its official announcement on Wednesday that hip-hop royalty Run D.M.C. and rockers Metallica, along with artists including Jeff Beck, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Bobby Womack, Wanda Jackson and others, will be inducted in the hall’s ‘Class of 2009’.
An induction ceremony will be held on April 4, 2009 in Cleveland and broadcast live on Fuse TV.
The performer inductees are:
Little Anthony & the Imperials
Early Influence Category Inductee:
Sidemen Category Inductees:
The 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performer inductees were chosen by the 600 voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. Artists are eligible for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twenty-five years after their first recording is released.