In addition to those three heavyweights, the inaugural class of the R&B Music Hall of Fame inductees also includes Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Little Jimmy Scott, The Miracles, Jackie Wilson, The Marvelettes and Marvin Gaye, among many others.
The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame’s inaugural induction ceremony will take place on October 3, 2013, in the Motown City of Detroit, MI at the legendary Detroit Opera House. For ticket information call Ticketmaster @ 1-800-745-3000.
Organizers have settled on the City of Detroit to build the $15M state-of-the-art Official R&B Music Hall of Fame Museum. The groundbreaking is planned for the summer of 2015. For now, a mobile exhibit tours the country.
Visit RBHallofFame.com to see the complete inaugural roster of honorees.