The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony has been postponed amid the Coronavirus outbreak. In a statement Hall of Fame President Joel Peresman said “We are very disappointed to announce the postponement of this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Our first concern is to the health and safety of our attendees and artists and we are complying to the direction of the local and state authorities and common sense. We look forward to rescheduling the ceremony and will make that announcement at the earliest convenience.”

The ceremony was slated to take place May 2. This year’s inductees include Nine Inch Nails, The Doobie Brothers, and the late Whitney Houston.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony is the latest in many major events to be canceled or postponed amid the pandemic. Cities globally are cancelling major events and school. The NBA, NHL, and MLB have all postponed or canceled their seasons.

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