Heart's Ann Wilson to Induct The Moodies

Mary J. Blige, Brandon Flowers to Present at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ann Wilson, Brittany Howard and Andra Day will also honor class of 2018 RollingStone.com The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the slate of artists that will be on hand at Cleveland Public's Hall to induct the class of 2018 on April 14th. Brandon Flowers will do the honors for the Cars, Mary J. Blige will fete Nina Simon, Heart's Ann Wilson will speak on behalf of the Moody Blues and Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard will honor Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Andra Day is scheduled to perform a tribute to Nina Simone. Word came out earlier this year that Howard Stern would induct Bon Jovi. Stevie Van Zandt will also appear as a special guest at the induction ceremony. "I am such a huge Nina Simone fan," Blige says in a statement to Rolling Stone, "and am beyond thrilled and honored to be a part of her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction." Howard is also excited by the opportunity to honor of her her heroes. "It is a huge honor to induct Sister Rosetta Tharpe to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," she tells Rolling Stone. "She has been such an inspiration. I hope this spotlight helps people discover what so many of us already know. She is one of the greatest artists of all time." Wilson has been a lifelong fan of the Moody Blues. "The Moody Blues have meant a lot in my soul over the years," she says. "They are an original – the real thing. It is my honor to pay tribute to them at this year’s RRHOF induction ceremony.” Read Full Article Here: RollingStone.com
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