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2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees include Cher, Mary J. Blige, Ozzy Osbourne, and more

On Sunday during the live broadcast of ‘American Idol,’ Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Lionel Richie and ‘AI’ host Ryan Seacrest announced the 2024 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

The incoming 2024 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class includes Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, Mary J. Blige, A Tribe Called Quest, Dave Matthews Band, Foreigner, Peter Frampton and Kool & the Gang (per The Hollywood Reporter). Five out of the eight voted in this year were first-time nominees: Osbourne, Cher, Frampton, Foreigner and Kool & the Gang (Osbourne is being inducted to the Rock Hall for a second time; he was inducted as a member of Black Sabbath in 2006.) The complete list of inductees for 2024 follows, broken down by category.

Inductees into the ‘Performer Category’ include: Mary J. Blige, Cher, Dave Matthews Band, Foreigner, Peter Frampton, Kool & The Gang, Ozzy Osbourne, A Tribe Called Quest; while ‘Musical Influence Award’ inductees include: Alexis Korner, John Mayall, Big Mama Thornton. Those to be inducted into the ‘Musical Excellence Award’ category include: Jimmy Buffett, MC5, Dionne Warwick and Norman Whitfield. Finally, the ‘Ahmet Ertegun Award’ will be presented to Suzanne de Passe.

Seven of this year’s nominees will have to wait for another chance to be inducted into the Rock Hall, including: Mariah Carey, Jane’s Addiction, Sade, Sinead O’Connor, Oasis, Lenny Kravitz and the duo Eric B. and Rakim.

The 2024 ‘Rock Hall’ class will officially be inducted in the Hall of Fame on Oct. 19. The 39th annual induction ceremony will take place at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio, streaming live on Disney+. The 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will also air as a special on ABC at a later date, and will be available on Hulu the day after the live ceremony.

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