The special will be available on HBO and broadcast on HBO Max at 8pm EST. HBO is owned by the parent company CNN.
According to John Sykes, president of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, it will highlight the story of artists participating in 2020 and “their incredible contributions to music and impact on a generation of artists. following them “.
Recipients of the award in 2020 include Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious BIG, T-Rex and Ahmet Ertegun Award honoring Jon Landau and Irving Azoff.
“Although this year’s show will be different from previous years, we look forward to acknowledging their impact on the industry, fans and the next generation of artists,” said Joel Peresman, President Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, CEO, said in a statement.
Guests on the show will include Luke Bryan, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Miley Cyrus, Billy Gibbons, Dave Grohl, Don Henley, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Idol, Iggy Pop, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Chris Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brad Paisley, Bruce Springsteen, St. Vincent, Ringo Starr, Gwen Stefani, Charlize Theron and Nancy Wilson.