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Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go's,

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters & Todd Rundgren to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a Ceremony on October 30, 2021 in Ohio, Cleveland.

CLEVELAND,OHIO(SMI-ENTERTAINMENT,05.12-13-21)-The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced yesterday (Wednesday May 12, 2021) its 2021 Inductees, celebrating the most diverse list of inductees in the history of the organization.

This year 36th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on October 30, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are:

Performer Category: Tina Turner, Carole King,The Go-Go’s,

JAY-Z,Foo Fighters,  & Todd Rundgren.



Biography of "Carole King ":

After writing the soundtrack of the 1960s, Carole King wove a tapestry of emotion and introspection as a singer-songwriter in the1970s.

Her solo work was a clarion call to generations of female artists and millions of fans–giving them voice and confidence. King has too many accolades to list–six Grammys,the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize, a 2015 Kennedy Center Honor, and beyond. She is already a one-time Inductee with former husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin, with whom she co-wrote numerous iconic songs. Many, like the Shirelles’ “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”–for the first time ever in the music industry –spoke to, and for, young women.


King’s time as a Brill Building-style pop songwriter would be enough to make her a legend, but she was just getting started. With the launch of her solo career, she emerged as astrong, pensive singer-songwriter and Laurel Canyon star. Her sophomore release Tapestry(1971) swept the Grammys. On the Tapestry version of “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” the danceable rhythms and full production of the girl group sound is replaced by aching piano chords, subdued tempo, and sparse instrumentation. Above this texture, her voice–honest and earthy, simple and beautiful–calls out from the place of a grown woman. The personal style of King’s performance on that track, on new songs such as “Beautiful,” and on subsequental bums like Fantasy (1973) and City Streets(1989), has connected with listeners–particularly women–because it came from a place of unabashed vulnerability.


Carole King’s life is a testamentto perseverance and creativity, so much so that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical ran for five years on Broadway, scoring its own Grammy and two Tony awards. Everyone from the Beatles to Lady Gaga has covered her songs, and she defined what a singer-songwriter is for all who followed. King spent her career taking the concerns of women and girls seriously. By singing about her personal desires, heartaches, triumphs, and failures, Carole King gave women a voice and the confidence to change their own lives–and to collectively change our entire world. Selected discography:“It’s Too Late,” “Beautiful,” “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,”Tapestry(1971) • “Sweet Seasons,”Music(1971) • “Corazón,”Fantasy(1973) • “Chains,”Pearls: Songs ofGoffinand King(1980)• “City Streets,”City Streets(1989) • “Now and Forever,”Colourof Your Dreams (1993).


Inductee:Carole King

Influences:Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Penguins, Laura Nyro.

Legacies:Beatles, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion


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