Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Elton Presenting R&RHOF Award to Leon Russell
The lineup of presenters for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony have been announced, according to an Associated Press report. The event will, as previously announced, be held on March 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York and aired on March 20 on the Fuse network.
Elton John will present Leon Russell with the award for musical excellence (formerly known as the sidemen award). The pair recently collaborated on the CD, The Union.
Also scheduled to present are Paul Simon, who will induct Neil Diamond; Neil Young will induct Tom Waits; Rob Zombie will induct Alice Cooper; John Legend will induct Dr. John; and Bette Midler will induct Darlene Love.
- Theatre Mania