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Donna Summer to Be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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It's official! Donna Summer will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame come next year.

The disco diva is one of two artists set to receive the honor posthumously. Other inductees include Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and the late Albert King.

Lou Adler and legendary producer and music veteran Quincy Jones will receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award, according Rollingstone.com


This year was the first time fans were allowed to participate in the voting process. Fans cast their ballots online and their votes were combined with some 600 other votes.

Unfortunately, there were a number of other R&B, soul and rap acts that didn't make it into this year's class. Among them are The Marvelettes, N.W.A. and Chic.

The ceremony will be held on April 18, 2013 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and will air on HBO on May 18.

PHOTO GALLERY: Life in Pictures: Donna Summer

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