The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inducts The Class of 2018

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Declares April 14th 'Bon Jovi Day'

Singer-songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone, who died in 2003 aged 70, was inducted by Mary J Blige, who called the unique performer "the High Priestess of Soul", adding that she "could sing anything" but that "everything she sang she made her own".

Led by Sayreville native Jon Bon Jovi, the band released its first album in 1984 and has recorded classic rock anthems including "You Give Love A Bad Name", "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead or Alive".

"You know where you are?" frontman Jon Bon Jovi asked the crowd.

The most unexpected source of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drama this year came from various Dire Straits members, with half of the chaps ultimately choosing to avoid the ceremony for inexplicable reasons.

Sambora hasn't played with the band since he left in 2013 while Such hasn't been onstage with them since a one-off performance in 2001.

The ceremony will air as an edited special on HBO May 5, but you can also see their backstage press room chat below.

Petty, who was enshrined with his band The Heartbreakers in 2002, died in October of an accidental drug overdose shortly after wrapping up a highly successful North American tour. "He referenced a new Rock Hall Induction category noting six influential songs, including Link Wray's Rumble", Chubby Checker's "The Twist" and Steppenwolf's "Born to be Wild".

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After an "In memoriam" montage of those who passed in the past year, Heart's Anne Wilson and Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell delivered a tribute to Chris Cornell.

Guests are hitting the red carpet Saturday evening for the ceremony, which is back in Cleveland. Band members Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan and Tico Torres reunited with former bandmates Richie Sambora and Alec John.

Bon Jovi is set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in Cleveland, Ohio, and the entire state of New Jersey is celebrating, as Governor Phil Murphy has declared that April 14 as Bon Jovi Day.

Bon Jovi, the Cars and four first-time nominees, including Nina Simone, will be inducted as the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class.

They were inducted by Howard Stern, who provided many laughs at the event. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Another English band, Dire Straits, was inducted at the event, but it was without its leader Mark Knopfler, or his brother David Knopfler.

The Early Influences Award for guitarist Rosetta Tharpe was presented by Alabama Shakes' singer-guitarist Brittany Howard.

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