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Friday 6 March 2015

Aguilera among Hall of Fame stars

Christina Aguilera will pay tribute to Donna Summer at the latest Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Christina Aguilera will pay tribute to Donna Summer at the latest Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson and John Mayer are among the stars set to perform at the latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in the US.

Christina, who stepped down from her chair on the US version of The Voice at the end of last year to concentrate on her own music, and Jennifer, fresh from singing at Barack Obama's inauguration, will salute disco queen Donna Summer at the event.

Mayer will perform in honour of Albert King with Gary Clark Jr, then induct the late bluesman.

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins will induct Rush and hall of fame member Don Henley will induct Randy Newman at the April 18 ceremony in Los Angeles.

Public Enemy and Heart will also enter the hall of fame, along with lifetime achievement award winners Quincy Jones and Lou Adler. More performers and presenters will be announced later.

Tickets for the ceremony go on sale to the public February 1. It will be broadcast May 18 on HBO.

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