The May 2nd event at Cleveland's Public Hall is on hold for now.
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Cleveland has been postponed as a result of the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
"The health and safety of our fans and visitors is our highest priority. Given recent news regarding coronavirus and the urging by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine regarding large public gatherings, we have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Induction Week festivities until later this year," reads an official statement. "Additional details, including new dates and ticket information, will be announced shortly and shared directly with ticket holders and supporters. Details of the rescheduled HBO live broadcast of the event will be announced at a later date as well."
The annual ceremony that was to take place at the city's Public Hall is scheduled honor this year's slate of inductees, which include Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, T-Rex, Notorious B.I.G. and Whitney Houston.