Almost 900 individual artists have been inducted over the past 34 years.
With a significant proportion of inductees already deceased, this year's concert will lean heavily on tribute performances (Houston, B.I.G. and T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan are no longer living).More news: Love Islander quits the villa after three days
Of the six musical acts entering the Hall, only Depeche Mode and NIN were previously nominated; each gets in on its third try.
Also announced: Recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performing professionals, are longtime Bruce Springsteen manager and former music critic Jon Landau and veteran Eagles manager and multifaceted executive Irving Azoff.
To qualify for a nod, artists must have released their first commercial work at least 25 years ago. "A huge thank-you to everyone who has supported us and our music over the years [and] who have made this possible".More news: First case of mysterious coronavirus confirmed outside of China
Klipsch Audio, a global speaker and headphone manufacturer, is a strategic partner and presenting sponsor of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, its Induction Ceremony events and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Main Stage. "I'm quite in shock", Reznor, the band's sole inductee, told Rolling Stone. Ballots to determine final induction voting were sent to approximately 1,000 artists, historians, and other members of the music industry.
The Notorious B.I.G. Tickets are on sale February 27; performances and special guests will be announced later. The ceremony will then be broadcast live for the first time on HBO on May 2 at 8 p.m.More news: Barcelona tops soccer's Money League