How to Watch the 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Eminem, Dolly Parton, Duran Duran, and more will be honored during the November ceremony

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Eminem (photo by Natalie Somekh), Dolly Parton (photo by Ben Kaye), and Duran Duran (photo by Amy Price)

    On November 5th, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will anoint its 2022 class to musical legend status with an induction ceremony in Los Angeles. If you’re not music industry royalty yourself, chances are you won’t be able to attend the event, but don’t fret: an abbreviated version of the ceremony will be available to stream later in the month. Read on to see how to watch EminemDolly PartonDuran Duran, and more be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    When is the 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony?

    This year’s induction ceremony takes place on Saturday, November 5th at 7:00 p.m. PT at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

    When is the 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Available to Stream?

    An edited version of the rock hall event will air on HBO and HBO Max on Saturday, November 19th at 8:00 p.m. ET. A radio simulcast will also air on SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel 310 and Volume channel 106.

    Who Is Being Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?


    This year, Eminem, Dolly Parton, Duran Duran, EurythmicsCarly SimonLionel Richie, and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo will be inducted. Additionally, Judas Priest and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will be honored with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Musical Excellence Award, while Harry Belafonte and Elizabeth Cotten will receive the Early Influence Award. The Ahmet Ertegun Award, which honors non-performing industry professionals, will go to entertainment lawyer Allen Grubman, record executive, Jimmy Iovine, and Sugarhill Records founder Sylvia Robinson.

    How Are the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Decided?

    A group of 1,200 artists, historians, and music industry members, as well as a fan vote, decided this year’s Rock Hall class. To be nominated, an artist’s first recording must have been released at least 25 years ago. Of this year’s nominees, Eminem was the only artist chosen for the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

    What Happened at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony?

    November 5th saw some thrilling performances and a touch of drama. Eurythmics reunited, Olivia Rodrigo covered “You’re So Vain” when Carly Simon couldn’t make it, Lionel Richie performed “Easy” with Dave Grohl, and Eminem rocketed through a six-song set.


    Not every moment was happy, though. Duran Duran’s guitarist Andy Taylor skipped the induction because he’s battling Stage 4 cancer, while Alanis Morissette pulled out of a planned duet with Rodrigo in order to avoid what she said was “an environment that reduces women.”

    Is There a Trailer for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony?

    You bet! The less-than-two-minute preview gives a rundown of all the inductees and shares brief snippets of both introductions and acceptance speeches. Check it out below.


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