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GRAMMY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED


Remember the GRAMMY awards are this Sunday, January 28th on CBS.

From the Recording Academy: SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. The latest additions recognize a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are reviewed by a special member committee comprised of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts, with final approval by the Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees. With 25 new titles, the Hall, now in its 45th year, currently totals 1,063 recordings and is on display at GRAMMY Museum® L.A. Live. "The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame strives to embody the changing climate of music throughout these past decades, always acknowledging the diversity of musical expression for which the Academy has become known," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. "Iconic and inspiring, these recordings are an integral part of our musical, social, and cultural history, and we are proud to have added them to our growing catalog." Representing myriad tracks and albums, the 2018 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductees range from David Bowie's "Space Oddity" to Jimi Hendrix's Band Of Gypsys. The highly reputed list also features Nirvana's Nevermind, Gladys Knight & The Pips' "I Heard It Through The Grapevine," Public Enemy's "Fight The Power," Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You," Queen's A Night At The Opera, Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like A Wheel," and Sam Cooke's "Bring It On Home To Me." Other inductees include recordings by Aerosmith, Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Johnny Cash, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Dr. Dre, Thomas Alva Edison, Four Tops, Billie Holiday, the King Cole Trio, Hugh Masekela, Mike Oldfield, Parliament, Billy Paul, the Rolling Stones, Leon Russell, and Andy Williams. LISTEN TO THE 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME APPLE PLAYLIST: Link: GRAMMY Hall of Fame Playlist 2017 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees BAND OF GYPSYS Jimi Hendrix Capitol (1970) Album "BRING IT ON HOME TO ME" Sam Cooke RCA Victor (1962) Single THE CHRONIC Dr. Dre Death Row (1992) Album "DREAM ON" Aerosmith Columbia (1973) Single "FIGHT THE POWER" Public Enemy Motown (1989) Single "FLASH LIGHT" Parliament Casablanca (1978) Single "GRAZING IN THE GRASS" Hugh Masekela UNI (1968) Single HEART LIKE A WHEEL Linda Ronstadt Capitol (1974) Album "I CAN'T HELP MYSELF" Four Tops Motown (1965) Single "I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE" Gladys Knight & The Pips Soul/Motown (1967) Single "(I LOVE YOU) FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS" The King Cole Trio Capitol (1946) Single "I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU" Whitney Houston Arista (1992) Single JOHNNY CASH AT FOLSOM PRISON Johnny Cash Columbia (1968) Album "MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB" Thomas Alva Edison N/A (1878) Single "ME AND MRS. JONES" Billy Paul Philadelphia International (1972) Single "MOON RIVER" Andy Williams Columbia (1962) Track from Moon River & Other Great Movie Themes "MY MAN " Billie Holiday Brunswick (1937) Single NEVERMIND Nirvana DGC (1991) Album A NIGHT AT THE OPERA Queen Elektra (1975) Album "PAINT IT, BLACK" The Rolling Stones London (1966) Single "SAVOY BLUES" Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Okeh (1927) Single "A SONG FOR YOU" Leon Russell Shelter (1970) Single "SPACE ODDITY" David Bowie Mercury (1969) Track from Space Oddity "THAT'S ALL RIGHT" Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup RCA Victor (1949) Single TUBULAR BELLS Mike Oldfield Virgin (1973) Album For more information about the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame or the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, which will be broadcast live on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network, please visit GRAMMY.com. Eligible recipients receive an official certificate from the Recording Academy. For a full list of recordings inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, visitwww.grammy.com/grammys/awards/hall-of-fame.

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