27 new titles inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame!
Celebrating 40 years in the biz next year, the Grammy Hall of Fame has announced the newest inductees into its legendary collection.
The 27 inducted recordings celebrate a variety of genres ranging from Billy Joel’s ‘Piano Man,’ to Ray Charles’ ‘Hit The Road Jack,’AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’ album and self-titled albums from Elton John and Whitney Houston.
"With the Grammy Hall Of Fame celebrating 40 years, it's especially important to note that these entries continue the tradition of inducting a wide variety of recordings that have inspired and influenced both fans and music makers for generations," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.
"Memorable for being both culturally and historically significant, we are proud to add them to our growing catalog of outstanding recordings that have become part of our musical, social, and cultural history."
The singles and album recordings were chosen across all genres in music, had to be at least 25 years old and exhibit qualitative or historical significance.
Written by Lucy Slight