>VH1 Classic will air the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” live on Monday, March 10 at 8:30 PM/ET.
Music fans will get to see and hear Madonna, John Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen, The Dave Clark Five and The Ventures get inducted into this esteemed musical institution as the action and music unfolds.
The ceremony will include appearances by Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy Joel, Ben Harper, John Fogerty, Damien Rice, Patti LaBelle, the newly announced Iggy Pop & The Stooges, and more.
In addition, Little Walter will be inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s” sideman category, and the newly named “Ahmet Ertegun Award” (formerly the non-performer category) will be presented to legendary producers, Gamble & Huff.
For the second time, the induction ceremony will be telecast live from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on VH1 Classic and MTV Networks’ MHD: Music High-Definition channel on Monday, March 10 at 8:30 PM/ET. In addition, a special two and a half hour highlight edition will premiere on VH1 on Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 PM.
The week leading up to the live special, VH1 Classic will air special programming to salute past and present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees including Madonna, The Police, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and more.