One other act to be inducted have been Judas Priest, who carried out a three-song set on the evening by which they reunited with former guitarist Okay.Okay. Downing and drummer and ex-member Les Binks. Frontman Halford then returned to the stage to carry out ‘Jolene’ with Parton as a part of her efficiency.
“I’m a rock star now!” Parton stated throughout her acceptance speech (by way of Rolling Stone), including: “This can be a very particular evening for me. I’m certain loads of you knew that again once they stated they have been gonna put me within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame, I didn’t really feel like I had performed sufficient to deserve that. And I didn’t perceive on the time that it’s about greater than that. However I’m simply so honoured and so proud to be right here tonight.”
Earlier this yr, Parton made headlines when she was nominated for the Corridor Of Fame, however requested to be taken out of consideration for the honour. In her rationalization, Parton stated that the nomination, which she finally admitted she would settle for if voted in, had “impressed me to place out a hopefully nice rock ‘n’ roll album in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later, which I’ve at all times wished to do!”
Watch the ‘Jolene’ efficiency beneath.
Eminem additionally carried out with Ed Sheeran and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler forward of his induction. Performing six of his largest hits, beginning with ‘My Title Is’ and ‘Rap God’, Marshall Mathers was then joined by Tyler for ‘Sing For The Second’ (which samples Aerosmith’s ‘Dream On’) earlier than Sheeran joined him to sing Dido’s elements in ‘Stan’. He rounded out the efficiency with ‘Without end’ and ‘Not Afraid’.
Throughout his acceptance speech, Eminem claimed he shouldn’t be on the ceremony, firstly as a result of he’s a rapper and “that is the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame” and secondly, as a result of he nearly died of a drug overdose in 2007.