Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Check Out Songs From the Class of 2020

Whitney Houston
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Whitney Houston at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 32nd Annual Awards at The Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York City on June 14, 2001.

Wednesday (Jan. 15) morning, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced the six artists who will join its ranks at the May 2 ceremony in Cleveland.

Moody synth-pop purveyors Depeche Mode, blue-eyed soul rockers The Doobie Brothers, industrial rock auteur Nine Inch Nails, cosmic glam outfit T. Rex, pop/R&B vocal dynamo Whitney Houston and east coast hip-hop cornerstone The Notorious B.I.G. are all entering the Rock Hall as the Class of 2020.

The May 2 ceremony will, for the first time, be broadcast live on HBO from Cleveland. To help you get ready for the big day, we created a playlist of some of the RRHOF inductees' best-loved hits. Considering the stylistic breadth of this year's class, it's an eclectic bunch of songs, but you can't really be angry about any playlist that includes "How Will I Know" and "Personal Jesus."

Take a listen below.


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