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Introducing the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2021 induction class will be the organization's most diverse in its 36-year history. Tina Turner, Carole King, Jay-Z, and Foo Fighters headline a list of 13 honorees. Click through to see everyone who will be honored at the induction ceremony, which is set to take place on Oct. 30, and will be broadcast on HBO.

Introducing the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class

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    Tina Turner

    Tina Turner

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    American-Swiss singer and actress, Tina Turner, performs at the Joe Louis Arena during her "Private Dancer Tour" on August 18, 1985.

    Jay-Z

    Jay-Z

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    Incomparable Hip-Hop legend Jay-Z performs at Yankee Stadium on September 13, 2010 in New York, New York.

    Carole King

    Carole King

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    American singer-songwriter Carole King poses in record producer Lou Adler's office in March 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters

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    The rock band Foo Fighters: lead guitarist Chris Shiflett, lead singer Dave Grohl, organist Rami Jaffee, and drummer Taylor Hawkins, perform at the Vax Live concert on May 2, 2021.

    The Go-Go's

    The Go-Go's

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    The Go-Go's: singer Belinda Carlisle, guitarist/keyboardist Charlotte Caffey, guitarist/singer Jane Wiedlin, bassist Kathy Valentine and drummer Gina Schock.

    Clarence Avant

    Clarence Avant

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    Music executive Clarence Avant accepts an award during the Pre-GRAMMY Gala in 2019. Avant is set to receive the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Ahmet Ertegun Award.

    LL Cool J

    LL Cool J

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    Hip-hop artist LL Cool J performs at the 2018 BET Experience Staples Center Concert. He will receive a Musical Excellence Award from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

    Billy Preston

    Billy Preston

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    Keyboard player Billy Preston performs on stage on the first night of the Rolling Stones' 1973 European World Tour in Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria. He will receive a Musical Excellence Award from the Rock...

    Randy Rhoads

    Randy Rhoads

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    Heavy Metal musician Randy Rhoads performs during the 'Blizzard of Ozz Tour,' at Nassau Coliseum, August 14, 1981. He will receive a Musical Excellence Award from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, posthumously....

    Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk

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    German electronic group Kraftwerk posed in Rotterdam on March 21 1976; L-R: Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos, Wolfgang Flur, Ralf Hutter. They will receive an Early Influence Award from the Rock & Roll of...

    Gil Scott-Heron

    Gil Scott-Heron

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    Soul and jazz musician Gil Scott-Heron performs on Saturday Night Live in 1975. He will receive an Early Influence Award from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, posthumously.

    Charley Patton

    Charley Patton

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    Charley Patton was an American blues musician, considered to be the "Father of the Delta Blues." He will receive an Early Influence Award from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, posthumously.

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