Jon Bon Jovi will be inducted alongside current bandmates David Bryan and Tico Torres, as well as former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such.
He said he had been writing the speech for years. He said he always protected Simone, and continues to do so. Find other highlights from the rocking evening on the Rock Hall website.
The group then played hits like "You Give Love a Bad Name" and "It's My Life". "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".
Watch the full hour-long Bon Jovi induction below. She influenced countless musicians, including hip-hop artists Jay-Z, Kanye West and others who first discovered her from a 2015 Oscar-nominated documentary. There was no accompanying live performance, but by contrast, Jon Bon Jovi had opened proceedings with a speech that lasted close to 20 minutes, after an introduction by broadcaster Howard Stern.
The band paid tribute to the late founding bassist and co-lead singer with a performance that inlcluded his biggest songs. "I don't think you can go anywhere in this world without hearing a classic Bon Jovi tune somewhere and it's pretty incredible their whole success story".
"Pay some rock "n" roll respect.to the eternal Tom Petty", frontman Brandon Flowers said, as photos of Petty were displayed in the background.
The ceremony will air as an edited special on HBO May 5, but you can also see their backstage press room chat below.
Bon Jovi, The Cars, Nina Simone, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe were the Class of 2018 for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Band members thanked fans as they accepted their award after a speech from Ann Wilson, who praised their "natural intelligence".
Tharpe will be inducted by Brittany Howard, of Alabama Shakes. Mary J. Blige will induct Simone, who died in 2003.
The Cars members bass player John Illsley and keyboardists Alan Clark and Guy Fletcher were at the ceremony, but frontman Mark Knopfler was absent.
Wahl and his family opted to take the payment in a lump sum of $324 million, or about $175 million after taxes. The winning ticket was sold at the Lukoil South gas station on Route 23 in Riverdale on March 30.
Gusty northerly winds are expected through the day as well, which may create areas of blowing and drifting snow. Eventually it will turn cold enough late Sunday for rain showers to change to snow showers in southern MI .
Manchester City could still miss out on winning the Premier League title this season, says manager Pep Guardiola . Now we have in front of us the most important title in the season by far. "We have to do it tomorrow".
In exchange for his cooperation, Ferrer will serve a maximum of five years in each case, to be served concurrently. The Dutch-owned company is incorporated in DE , but its principal place of business is in Dallas.
Arenado and Parra appealed their suspensions, allowing them to play for Colorado against the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Kelly has received a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally hitting Austin with a pitch and fighting.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was holding meetings on Syria and expected to make decisions "fairly soon". The Downing Street statement did not mention parliament, and a spokeswoman did not comment on those reports.
The driver was pulling into a pullout during heavy rains when the SUV went over the edge, according to Sheriff's officials. Toxicology results on a third child whose body was recovered from the crash area are still pending.
Sunny and warm through Friday, watching weekend storms
The strong winds will also keep temperatures well above average, reaching the upper 70s again on Thursday afternoon. Precipitation will start mainly as rain after midnight in Central Wisconsin, then begin to track north .
SBA's Bumbry named coach of the year
He likes how this team looks. "This league, there's always good competition, no matter what division you play in", she said. If you look around at the landscape of wrestling , it's very hard to win a state title if you're not a 3A school.
Kentucky teachers claim victory as budget vetoes rejected
Bevin said, that in some "communities", his fellow Kentuckians knew children would be home alone and "took advantage of it". The bill authorizes the state to spend $4,000 for every public school student, the highest level in state history.
Hurricane Nate name retired as hurricane name
The retired names will be replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel and will make their debut during the 2023 hurricane season. In the USA , seven direct deaths were reported, and an additional 85 indirect deaths occurred, 80 of which were in Florida.
Pope's letter to Chile shows "spiritual state of emergency"
In August 2017, the Marist Brothers reported that a member of the congregation had admitted to abusing 14 boys in Chile. In his letter, Francis said the Chilean Church now had "to fix the scandal as much as possible and restore justice".