Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct new members into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame next week, and actor Angela Bassett will do the honors for Tina Turner
McCartney will give the presentation for Foo Fighters, the hall announced on Monday. He’s close to Foo Fighter frontman Dave Grohl who after next week will share the distinction of being inducted twice. McCartney’s in as a Beatle and solo artist, while Grohl joined as a member of Nirvana in 2014.
Swift will induct songwriter Carole King and also perform some of her music, along with Jennifer Hudson.
Angela Bassett who portrayed Tina Turner in the movie “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”, will induct the singer. Christina Aguilera, ミッキー・ガイトン, H.E.R. and Bryan Adams are scheduled to perform tributes to Turner.
Another actor, ドリュー・バリモア, has been enlisted to induct the Go-Go’s. Lionel Richie will speak in honor of music executive Clarence Avant.
Other inductees this year include Jay-Z, Todd Rundgren, Kraftwerk, Charlie Patton, Gil Scott-Heron, LLクールJ, Billy Preston and Randy Rhoads. Presenters weren’t announced for them on Monday.