LOS ANGELES -- The 2013 Rock Hall class of inductees has been announced and for the first time, music fans had a vote in the selections.
The 2013 class of inductees:
- Albert King
- Randy Newman
- Public Enemy
- Donna Summer
Ahmet Ertegun (non-performer) Award
The Induction Ceremony will be held on April 18, 2013 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the first time since 1993 the ceremony has been held on the West Coast.
The ceremony will be open to the public. Tickets go on sale January 25 at http://rockhall.com/. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum members will have the chance to buy advance tickets. Memberships must be active by January 1, 2013.
The inductees were chosen by more than 500 voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. This year's class, for the first time in history, was also voted by fans. The public was able to vote online and the results were tallied into a fans' ballot that was included in the selection process.
The Rock Hall Induction Ceremony will be broadcast on HBO on May 18.