Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, George Michael, Willie Nelson, Missy Elliott and The Spinners are the artists who have been added to the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame in a ceremony last Friday.
The last friday November 3 The ceremony was held to honor artists who have recently been added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Several music industry celebrities gathered in New York to pay tribute to the new members.
The Californian band Rage Against The Machine was one of the new inclusions. Of the four members of the group, only Tom Morello went to the ceremony. After being introduced by Ice-T, Morello He started an incendiary speech about the power of music for the revolution and thanked the fans for all their dedication. In his speech, he also stated that the band’s inclusion in the hall of fame had generated disparate opinions among members of Rage Against The Machine. Morello, for his part, said that he saw the occasion as an opportunity to celebrate music.
Another of the honorees was the British Kate Bush, who did not attend the ceremony. After an introduction by Big Boiwho claims to be a big fan of Bushsinger St Vincent performed the song “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God).”
The gala also celebrated the career of Missy Elliott, who becomes the first female rapper to be inducted into the Hall Of Fame. In her speech she thanked all the artists who had inspired her. Among the stars the Virginia artist mentioned was Queen Latifahwhich he had just presented to Elliot before the audience.
The gala had other exciting moments, such as the performance of Willie Nelson of the song “Whiskey River” at 90 years old or the tribute to the artists who died in 2023 with a 4-voice version (Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Brittany Howard and Chris Stapleton) from “The Weight” The Band. The leader of The Band, Robbie Robertsonwas one of the artists who died during the last year to whom this moment was dedicated, in addition to names like Tina Turner, Sinéad O’Connor either Christine McVie.