This combination photo shows Notorious B.I.G., who won rap artist and rap single of the year, during the annual Billboard Music Awards in New York on Dec. 6, 1995, left, and singer Whitney Houston at the BET Honors in Washington on Jan. 17, 2009. The pair will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony moved to November

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony has a new date: Nov. 7.

The show will air live on HBO at 8 p.m. from Public Auditorium in Cleveland.

This year’s ceremony will honor Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex and Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients Irving Azoff and Jon Landau.

The ceremony was original set for May 2, but postponed due to coronavirus concerns. 

The Rock Hall is also currently providing free online materials about rock & roll that can be used in virtual classrooms. They can be accessed here.

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.