The event is changing due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
The program will be available on HBO and on HBO Max at 8 p.m. EST / PST Nov. 7 HBO is owned by parent company CNN.
This year’s performance will be replaced by the 35th annual induction ceremony of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that was originally scheduled for May 2nd.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 challenging class includes Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex and the Ahmet Ertegun Award Jon Landau and Irving Azoff.
“To protect the health and safety of our defendants, their families, crew and our participants, we have made the decision that a live event is not possible,” John Sykes, president of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in a statement. “Together with HBO and executive producer Joel Gallen, we will still create an exciting program in honor of our 2020 electors, telling stories of their incredible contributions to music and impact on generations of artists who have followed them.”
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is now open, and its Inductee 2020 show will be unveiled on August 14th.
The Rock & Roll induction induction ceremony in 2021 will move into the fall with the 36th Cleveland return ceremony.