The Recording Academy welcomes the newest inductions to its distinguished GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings. This year’s additions recognize a diverse range both single and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Recordings are reviewed each year by a special member committee comprised eminent and knowledgeable pressionals from all branches the recording arts, with final approval by the Recording Academy’s National Board Trustees. With 26 new titles, the Hall, now in its 47th year, currently totals 1,114 recordings. The 2020 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductions are available to stream an Apple Music playlist.
“Each year it is our distinct privilege to preserve a piece cultural and music history with our GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductions,” states Deborah Dugan, President/CEO the Recording Academy. “We are so honored to welcome these timeless masterpieces to our growing catalog iconic recordings that serve as a beacon music excellence and diverse expression that will forever impact and inspire generations creators.”
The 2020 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductees range from Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)” to Joni Mitchell’s Clouds. The list also features Eurhythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This),” Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer,” Devo’s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!, Swan Silvertones’ “Oh Mary Don’t You Weep,” and Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. Other inductees include recordings by the Allman Brothers Band, the Chuck Wagon Gang, Patsy Cline, Dick Dale And The Del-Tones, Bo Diddley, Peter Frampton, the King Cole Trio, Skip James, James P. Johnson, Machito, Taj Mahal, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, the Police, Blind Alfred Reed, Joshua Rifkin, Nancy Sinatra, the Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys, the Surfaris, and Mary Lou Williams.
Eligible recipients will receive an ficial certificate from the Recording Academy.
2020 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees: