In October JETmag.com reported that Public Enemy and disco legend Donna Summer were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yesterday the 2013 inductees were announced and Public Enemy and Donna Summer were among those to receive the prestigious accolade.
After six times of being on the ballot, Summer is finally being recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for her tremendous achievements. Summer won five Grammys and dominated the music charts worldwide with hits like “Last Dance,” “Bad Girls” and “She Works Hard for the Money.”
In May, The Queen of Disco lost her battle with cancer, but her legacy will be emblazoned in history through her commemoration in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her career will be celebrated along with the other 2013 inductees; Quincy Jones, Albert King, Rush, Heart, Lou Alder, Public Enemy and Randy Newman. The ceremony will take place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on April 18, 2013.