Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder headline 2019 R&B HOF Class
Two of Detroit’s finest will be honored in their hometown. Already inducted as an artist, Mrs. Franklin will now be inducted as a songwriter. This marks Stevie Wonder’s initial induction.
The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame has announced its 2019 class that will be inducted at its 8th annual ceremony. The event will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit, MI on Sunday, June 23rd. Red Carpet/Media begins at 4:00 PM, with the ceremony starting at 5:00 PM.
Aretha Franklin, already inducted as an artist in 2015, will be inducted post-humorously as a songwriter, for her numerous classics such as: Call Me, Daydreaming, Dr. Feelgood, Rock Steady, Think, and Who’s Zoomin’ Who.
Stevie Wonder, another Michigan musical legend, will also be inducted. His career has spanned almost 6 decades, since signing with Motown at the age of 11. During that time, he has become one of the most accomplished and decorated artists of our time.
The 2019 R&B HOF class is also rounded out by a diverse collection of artists that have had a major impact on R&B. The full list of inductees can be found on the official website: https://www.rbhalloffame.com/
Ticket prices are $65.00 and can be purchased at: https://www.rbhalloffame.com/index.php/tickets
The entire weekend will be full of activities, beginning on Friday, June 21st. For a detailed list of events for the entire weekend, visit: https://www.rbhalloffame.com/index.php/2019-induction-ceremony.
National R&B Hall of Fame