Eddie Kendricks added to Star-Studded & Diverse 2019 R&B HOF Class
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Most successful Temptation as a solo artist, Eddie Kendricks gets induction nod as a solo artist for the 2019 R&B HOF class.

DETROIT - April 26, 2019 - eMusicWire -- The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame has announced that Eddie Kendricks has been added to an already stacked and diverse 2019 class that will be inducted at its 8th annual ceremony. The event will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit, MI on Sunday, June 23rd. Red Carpet/Media begins at 4:00 PM, with the ceremony starting at 5:00 PM.

Although Eddie Kendricks made his name as one of the lead singers of the legendary Temptations (inducted as a group in 2013), he went on to become the most successful solo artist to break from the group. Leaving the Temptations in Nov. of 1970, Kendricks went on to have three #1 R&B singles (Boogie Down, Keep on Truckin', and Shoeshine Boy). He also had nine Top Ten singles on the R&B charts and six Top Ten R&B albums.

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Kendricks joins a 2019 induction class that fields legends from all sub-genres of R&B: fellow Motown legends Aretha and Stevie Wonder, Funk-Rock pioneers the Band of Gypsys, 90's R&B hit-makers Guy and H-Town, smooth vocalists like Stephanie Mills, Keith Washington, and Phil Perry, Mr. Personality and Stagger Lee's Lloyd Price, Ray Parker Jr., The Tymes, David Washington, Bumps Blackwell, Don Davis, Henry Cosby, and Jimmy Roach. Performances will also be a constant feature during the induction ceremony.

Ticket prices are $65.00 and can be purchased at: https://www.rbhalloffame.com/index.php/tickets


The entire weekend will be full of activities, beginning on Friday, June 21st. For a detailed list of events for the entire weekend, visit: https://www.rbhalloffame.com/index.php/2019-induction-ceremony

Contact
CEO/Founder – Lamont Robinson
National R&B HOF
rbhalloffame@aol.com


Source: R&B Hall of Fame
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