2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees includes Carole King

It was announced today that The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame revealed it's 2021 Inductees, celebrating the most diverse list of Inductees in the history of the organization and includes Carole King.  

John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation said, "This diverse class of talented Inductees reflects the Rock Hall's ongoing commitment to honor artists whose music created the sound of youth culture. It will make for an unforgettable live celebration of music in October at this year's Induction Ceremony in Cleveland."

To be eligible, artists are required to have released their first record 25 years prior to induction.  Learn more about the qualifications and categories here:  In 1990, Carole King and Gerry Goffin were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as songwriters.  This year, Carole King will be inducted as a artist.  

The 36th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 8pm ET at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio with a radio simulcast on SiriusXM's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel 310.  The Induction Ceremony will air at a later date on HBO and stream on HBO Max.  Visit to learn more.