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Lenny Kravitz to Perform Prince Tribute at 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Latifah Muhammad 1:39 PM PDT, March 30, 2017
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Lenny Kravitz is scheduled to take the stage at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.

The 52-year-old singer-songwriter will perform a special tribute to Prince, the Rock Hall announced on Wednesday.

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Kravitz confirmed the performance with a tweet, noting his friendship with the late music legend, who died from an accidental overdose last April.

"Getting ready to honor my friend Prince at the @rockhall ceremony," Kravitz wrote. "This is very personal for me and I so wish it wasn’t for this reason."

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Kravitz isn't the only newly announced act on the star-studded roster. Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin and the Indigo Girls are all expected to perform at the ceremony.

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees include Pearl Jam, ELO, Journey and the late Tupac Shakur. The ceremony will also feature an Award for Musical Excellence to be presented to producer Nile Rodgers.

Patrick Monahan, lead singer of the band Train, is set to induct, Journey into the Hall of Fame, while Snoop Dogg will lead  Shakur's induction.

The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place on April 7 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The ceremony will air on HBO on April 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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