Janet Jackson, Radiohead, The Cure and more will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an annual ceremony in Brooklyn Friday.
This year’s inductees were among 15 total performers eyeing spots at the Barclays Center ceremony.
Janet Jackson, first nominated in 2016, made the cut this year after her 2015 comeback album “Unbreakable.” Radiohead made the list for the second year in a row, after being passed up for the honor in 2018.
The nomination list only includes artists (or bands) who released their first commercial recording at least 25 years ago. A group of 1,000 artists, historians and members of the music industry weigh in on which of the nominees will go down in rock and roll history. Six nominees are typically chosen, though this year’s ceremony will honor seven.
Fans were given the chance to back the performer of their choice by voting for the nominees online. The five artists with the most public votes made it onto a “fan ballot,” giving them a boost when it came time for the experts to make the final cut.
Want to watch along while the 2019 inductees join the ranks of Billy Joel (1999), Aerosmith (2001), AC/DC (2003), Tupac Shakur (2017) and hundreds of other artists?
Here’s what you’ll need to know about the ceremony.
When is the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony?
The induction will once again return to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for an open-to-the-public ceremony set for March 29, 7 p.m. Last year’s event took place in Cleveland, Ohio.
Who are the inductees?
Fifteen artists made the cut for the 2019 nominees ballot. Def Leppard, Devo, Janet Jackson, John Prine, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Todd Rundgren, Rufus & Chaka Khan and The Zombies had the chance to be inducted.
Of the 15, seven were chosen to take part in the 34th annual induction ceremony. They are: The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies.
How can I get tickets?
The ceremony is open to the public, so you’ll be able to witness rock and roll history go down in person, if that’s your thing. Tickets are still available at Ticketmaster.com, with prices starting at $75.
How can I watch the ceremony online?
The entire concert/ceremony, about two hours long, will air on HBO. Subscribers can tune in via livestream at HBO.com. SiriusXM is also hosting a radio simulcast, if you prefer not to be tied down to the TV.