Lenny Kravitz Will Perform Prince Tribute at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: Recording artist Lenny Kravitz performs during the evening session on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Lenny Kravitz will pay tribute to Prince at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the Hall revealed this morning. Other newly announced performers include Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Indigo Girls. Pharrell will induct Nile Rodgers, who is receiving the Award for Musical Excellence, while Dhani Harrison will induct ELO, and Train’s Pat Monahan will induct Journey.

Additional inductees this year include Joan Baez, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, and Yes. Snoop Dogg will induct Shakur, who’s expected to receive his own multi-artist tribute performance.

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony takes place April 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and airs on HBO at 8 p.m. April 29.

[Pitchfork]

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