The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced this year’s inductees: Eminem, Dolly Parton, Duran Duran, Lionel Richie, Pat Benatar, Eurythmics, and Carly Simon will join the class of 2022 in the Performers category.
Eminem is the only hip-hop artist to be inducted as a Performer this year, the only artist that began releasing music in the Nineties, and the only act to be inducted in their first year of eligibility.
This was the third nomination for Eurythmics and Judas Priest, the second for Pat Benatar (who will be inducted alongside her husband and longtime collaborator Neil Giraldo), and the first for Dolly Parton, Carly Simon, and Lionel Richie.
You can check the official announcement below:
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— Rock Hall (@rockhall) May 4, 2022