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Encyclopedia > UK Music Hall of Fame

The UK Music Hall of Fame honours musicians for their lifetime fame in music. Members can be of any nationality. The Hall of Fame started in 2004 with the induction of five founder members and five more members selected by a public televote, two from each of the last five decades. In subsequent years, a panel of more than 60 journalists and music industry executives decide which people go into the hall of fame. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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2004 inductees

There were five founding members, one from each decade from the 1950s to 1990s:

In addition, the public were asked to select one further act from each decade, from five lists of ten nominees. The five members chosen by the public in October 2004 were: Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... The Beatles were an English rock band from Liverpool whose members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. ... Robert Nesta Marley OM (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ...


The full list of unsuccessful nominees were: This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Shadows are an English instrumental rock n roll group active from the 1950s to the 2000s. ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... Queen are a seminal English rock band, formed in 1970 in London by John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... Robbie Williams (born Robert Peter Williams on February 13, 1974 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom) is a Brit Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated English singer-songwriter. ...

Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, was awarded honorary membership. Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), born Eleanora Fagan and later called Lady Day, was an American singer known equally for her difficult life and her emotive, poignant singing voice. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of rock and roll. ... Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Shadows are an English instrumental rock n roll group active from the 1950s to the 2000s. ... Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella (the First Lady of Song), was considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... Johnny Cash (born J. R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an influential American country and rock and roll singer and songwriter. ... Little Richard (born Richard Wayne Penniman, December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901[1] – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo, for satchel-mouth, and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (May 25, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was one of the most distinguished jazz musicians of the latter half of the 20th century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American soul, R&B, and gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941), is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ... Reissue album cover showing The Supremes in 1966. ... James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), commonly referred to as The Godfather of Soul and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, was an American entertainer recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Kinks were an English rock group, formed in the mid-1960s by Ray Davies and his brother Dave Davies. ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... Simon and Garfunkel are an American popular music duo comprising Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... The Velvet Underground (sometimes abbreviated as The Velvets or VU) was an American rock band first active from 1965 to 1973. ... Abba redirects here. ... The Bee Gees: Maurice, Barry and Robin The Bee Gees were a British and Australian band, originally a pop singer-songwriter combination, reborn as funk and disco. ... The Clash were an English punk rock band who were active from 1976 to 1986. ... David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer whose work spans five decades. ... Sir Elton Hercules John m a knobhead hehehe, CBE[1][2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy- and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... For the bands 1969 self-titled debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Queen are a seminal English rock band, formed in 1970 in London by John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor. ... The Sex Pistols were an iconic and highly influential English punk rock band, formed in London in 1975. ... Stevie Wonder (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, name later changed to Stevland Hardaway Morris),[1] a singular musical talent, is an African American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... The Beastie Boys are a hip hop group from the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan. ... Γιώργος-Κυριάκος Παναγιώτου (English: Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou), better known as George Michael (born on June 25, 1963) is a British singer-songwriter and pop star[1] who performs soul influenced pop, and who (as a solo artist and half of the duo WHAM!) has enjoyed global success since 1982. ... Guns N Roses are an American hard rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. ... Joy Division were an English rock band that formed in 1976 in Macclesfield, Cheshire. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known from 1993 to 2000 as (or informally, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, TAFKAP, or simply The Artist), is a popular and influential American musician. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE!, is a seminal hip hop group from Long Island, New York known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... The Smiths were an English rock group active from 1982 to 1987. ... Blur are an English rock band formed in Colchester in 1989. ... André Romell Young (born February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California), better known by stage name Dr. Dre, is an influential Grammy Award-winning American record producer, hip hop producer, rapper, actor and record executive. ... Missy Elliott on the cover of her album Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), formerly known as Missy Misdemeanor Elliott, is the first female hip hop superstar, known for a long series of hits including The Rain, Shes A Bitch, Get Ur... Nirvana was a popular American rock band originating from Aberdeen, Washington. ... Oasis are an English rock band, formed in Manchester in 1991. ... The Prodigy (or just Prodigy) are an English band, whose music consists of various styles ranging from rave, hardcore techno and industrial in the early 1990s to alternative rock and bigbeat with punk vocal elements in later times. ... Radiohead are an English rock band from Oxfordshire, initially formed by school friends in 1985. ... The Red Hot Chili Peppers are a multiple Grammy Award-winning [2] American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... The Spice Girls were a Brit Award winning-English all-female pop group. ... Chris Blackwell (born June 22, 1937) is the founder of Island Records. ... Island Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group and is operated through The Island Def Jam Music Group. ...


2005 inductees

The 2005 inductees were selected by a panel of 60 people from the music industry: 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The late DJ John Peel was also made an honorary member (inducted by Damon Albarn of Blur). Duo David Stewart and Annie Lennox in a promotional shot for their 1999 album, Peace. ... Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, KBE, known as Bob Geldof (born 5 October 1954) [1] is an Irish singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American soul, R&B, and gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... John Mitch Mitchell (born 9 July 1947 in Ealing, Middlesex) was a drummer for The Jimi Hendrix Experience. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Guns N Roses are an American hard rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941), is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ... Impromptu shot of Woody Harrelson in Eugene, Oregon, 2004 Woodrow Tracy Harrelson (born July 23, 1961), better known as Woody Harrelson, is an American television and film actor. ... Joy Division were an English rock band that formed in 1976 in Macclesfield, Cheshire. ... This article is about the alternative rock/electronic band New Order. ... John Simm John Simm was born on July 10, 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire; he is an actor and musician. ... The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964. ... Ray Davies (2006) Raymond Douglas Davies, CBE (born June 21, 1944 in Muswell Hill, London) is an influential English rock musician, best known as lead singer-songwriter for The Kinks - one of the most influential, prolific and long-lived British Invasion bands - which he led with his younger brother, Dave. ... The Kinks were an English rock group, formed in the mid-1960s by Ray Davies and his brother Dave Davies. ... The Kinks were an English rock group, formed in the mid-1960s by Ray Davies and his brother Dave Davies. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sir Geoffrey Charles Hurst, MBE (born December 8, 1941 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire) is a footballer enshrined in the games history as the only player to have scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London) is an English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer who is best known as the guitarist and principal songwriter for the rock band The Who. ... The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964. ... For other uses, see Black Sabbath (disambiguation). ... Ozzy redirects here. ... Brian Harold May CBE (Born July 19, 1947, in Hampton, Middlesex) is the lead guitarist for the English rock band Queen. ... Queen are a seminal English rock band, formed in 1970 in London by John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... Autobiography John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, and journalist. ... Damon Albarn, (born March 23, 1968 in Leytonstone, London), is an English singer-songwriter who gained fame as the lead singer of rock band Blur. ...


The programme was televised in the UK. It was later shown on VH1 in the United States, without the Joy Division/New Order segments. The full version was subsequently shown on VH1 Classic. VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... Categories: Possible copyright violations ...


2006 inductees

The 2006 inductees were: For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Sir George Martin received an honorary membership (inducted by British Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown). He then went on to conduct a special arrangement of the Beatles songs 'Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight / The End' With the help of Johnny Borrell, Corinne Bailey Rae, Jose Gonzalez, Roger Taylor and the London Community Gospel Choir. James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), commonly referred to as The Godfather of Soul and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, was an American entertainer recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. ... Jazzie B (Beresford Romeo, born 26th January 1963, London, England) is a DJ and music producer. ... For the bands 1969 self-titled debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Queen are a seminal English rock band, formed in 1970 in London by John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), is a Scottish rock singer who was a member of the The Jeff Beck Group and the Faces before embarking on a solo career. ... It has been suggested that James Morrison discography be merged into this article or section. ... Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946 in Cambridge) is an English guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Bon Jovi is a Grammy-winning American hard rock band originating from New Jersey. ... David Allan Stewart, often known as Dave Stewart (born September 9, 1952 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England), is a British musician and record producer best known for his work with Eurythmics. ... Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known from 1993 to 2000 as (or informally, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, TAFKAP, or simply The Artist), is a popular and influential American musician. ... Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981) is a ten-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, Golden Globe Award-nominated actress, dancer, and fashion designer and model for House of Deréon. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Joscelyn Eve Patty Ellie Mae Slutty McGee Stoker (born 11 April 1987), best known by her stage name Joss Stone, is a Brit Award- and Grammy Award-winning English soul and R&B singer, songwriter, and occasional actress who has sold over 7. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Membership can refer to: Set membership - comprising part of a set in mathematics Social group membership - in sociology, the process of socialisation aims/results in achieving membership of a social group This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British cabinet minister responsible for all financial matters. ... Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom and a Labour Party politician. ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... Carry That Weight is a song by The Beatles. ... Johnny Borrell (born Jonathan Edward Borrell April 4, 1980) is the frontman, guitarist and songwriter of English band Razorlight. ... Corinne Bailey Rae (born February 26, 1979) is a Grammy Award-Nominated English singer and songwriter who released her eponymous debut album Corinne Bailey Rae in February 2006. ... José González is a Swedish songwriter and musician. ... There are several well-known people named Roger Taylor, including: Two drummers in the rock world: Roger Meddows-Taylor, drummer for Queen and also a solo artist, born 1949 Roger Andrew Taylor, drummer for Duran Duran, born 1960 Other: Roger Taylor, author of epic fantasy Hawklan series Roger Taylor, a... The London Community Gospel Choir is a gospel choir who performed with the Childrens Choir of San Fernandez for the Gorillaz hit Dirty Harry. They recorded a version of the OutKast hit Hey Ya! with Razorlight, the b-side to their single Vice. They have also performed with Madonna...


Also present at the ceremony were Patti Labelle (performed You Don't Have To Say You Love Me), Nona Hendryx, Steve Iommi (Black Sabbath), Wolfmother (performed Communication Breakdown), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Giles Martin, Dermot O'Leary (host), and Paul Gambaccini. Patti LaBelle (born Patricia Louise Holt on May 24, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a legendary R&B/soul singer who fronted two very successful groups, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles and Labelle, which completely changed and birthed a new era of womens music and, in the process, has... You Dont Have To Say You Love Me is a single by British singer Dusty Springfield. ... Nona Hendryx (born October 9, 1944) is a vocalist known for her work as a solo artist as well as one-third of the trio LaBelle. ... For other uses, see Black Sabbath (disambiguation). ... Wolfmother is a Grammy and ARIA award-winning Australian hard rock band from Sydney. ... Communication Breakdown is a song by the British rock group Led Zeppelin, from their debut album. ... James Patrick Jimmy Page, OBE (born January 9, 1944) is an English guitarist and producer. ... For the bands 1969 self-titled debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... Giles Martin with Hayley Westenra and George Martin Giles Martin is an album producer. ... Sean Dermot Finton OLeary (born 24 May 1973), better known as Dermot OLeary, is a television and radio presenter. ... Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949, New York) is a radio and television presenter in the United Kingdom. ...


The event has particular significance as it turned out to be James Brown's last ever televised recording. He died on 25 December 2006. James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), commonly referred to as The Godfather of Soul and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, was an American entertainer recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining in the year. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


The 2006 Induction Ceremony took place on November 14 2006at Alexandra Palace, and it was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK on November 16, repeated on November 18. It was shown on VH1 in the USA on November 25. November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Alexandra Palace from the south Alexandra Palace was built in Muswell Hill, North London, England in 1873 as a public entertainment centre and North London counterpart of The Crystal Palace. ... It has been suggested that Channel Four Television Corporation be merged into this article or section. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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