Cathy Hughes - CEO TV/Rado One

Mary Wilson - The Supremes

Gene Chandler - The Duke of Earl

Deanna Brown - James Brown's

Freda Payne - Singer, Actress


Abdul "Duke" Fakir
The Four Tops

Mary Wilson - The Supremes

Morgan Freeman - Actor

 Claudette Rodgers Robinson
Singer - Songwriter
The Miracles

Keith Washington - Singer

Carl Carlton - Singer
Kecalf Franklin and Daughter,
Aretha Franklin's Son
and Grand Daughter

Sly, Slick, Wicked - SInging Group

 Michael J. Calhoun
The Dazz Band


 Norm N. Nite

Millie Jackson

Bobby Rush

Corey Washington
Accepting for Jimi Hendrix

Martha Reeves - Martha and the Vandellas


Zeola Gaye - Marvin Gayes Sister

Dennis Coffey
Motown Legend

Betty LaVette

Brenda Wilson
Jackie Wilsons Daughter

Melba Moore

Gerald Alston


Carla Cooke and LC Cooke
Sam Cookes Daughter and Brother

Denise Lasalle


Jamie Bradford
Song Writer - Motown

Joe Jackson

Spyder Turner

Bubby Knight
Glady's Knight and the Pipps

Robert Bateman
Producer - Motown

Carl Carton



Dennis Edwards Temptations
Donnie Simpson - Radio/TV

Dionne Warwick



Solomon Conner and Darryl Jackson

Sweet Inspirations
Elvis Presley Backup Singers

Trey Stone
Musician and Song Writer

John Conyers

Inducted Members of Hall of Fame

Freddie Arrington MC, Leo's Casino Night Club     2013
James Brown Musician, singer, dancer     2013
Call and Post Publication     2013
The Chi-Lites Vocal group     2013
The Clovers Vocal group     2013
Sam Cooke Singer, songwriter, record label executive     2013
Larry Cotton Journalist     2013
Dazz Band Band     2013
The Dramatics Vocal group     2013
The Dynamic Superiors Vocal group     2013
Enchantment Vocal group     2013
The Four Tops Vocal group     2013
The Hesitations Vocal group     2013
Little Willie John Singer     2013
Tom Joyner Radio host     2013
Leo's Casino Historic Venue (Cleveland, Ohio)     2013
Gerald Levert Singer     2013
Little Jimmy Scott Jazz artist     2013
Tim Marshall Radio host, educator     2013
The Marvelettes Vocal group     2013
The Ohio Players Band     2013
The O'Jays Vocal group     2013
Otis Redding Singer     2013
Ruby & The Romantics Vocal group     2013
David Ruffin Singer     2013
Sly, Slick & Wicked Vocal group     2013
Sounds of Unity and Love (S.O.U.L.) Band     2013
Edwin Starr Singer     2013
The Supremes Vocal group     2013
The Temptations Vocal group     2013
Upbeat (TV series) TV Show     2013
the. Original Vandellas Vocal group     2013
Kim Weston Singer     2013
Jackie Wilson Singer     2013
The Andantes Vocal group     2014
Gene Chandler Singer     2014
Chubby Checker Singer     2014
The Delfonics Vocal group     2014
The Fantastic Four Vocal group     2014
The Funk Brothers Musicians     2014
Marvin Gaye Singer     2014
Macy Gray Singer     2014
Whitney Houston Singer     2014
Joe Jackson Promoter, manager     2014
Michael Jackson Singer     2014
B.B. King Singer     2014
Norm N. Nite Author, Radio Host     2014
Sweet Inspirations Vocal group     2014
The Whispers Vocal group     2014
Jazzi Anderson Radio Host     2015
The Bar-Kays Band     2015*
Al Bell Songwriter     2015*
Millie Jackson Singer     2015*
Denise LaSalle Singer     2015*
Little Richard Singer     2015*
The Mad Lads Vocal Group     2015*
Dorothy Moore Singer     2015*
Little Junior Parker Singer     2015*
Elvis Presley Singer     2015*
Bobby Rush Singer     2015*
Stax Records Record Company     2015*
Ike Turner Singer/Songwriter/Musician     2015*
Muddy Waters Singer/Musician     2015*
WDIA Radio Station     2015*
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Vocal group     2015**
JJ Barnes Singer     2015**
Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly Singer     2015**
Janie Bradford Songwriter     2015**
Jay Butler Radio Host     2015**
Jerry Butler Singer/songwriter     2015**
Ray Charles Musician, bandleader     2015**
Tony Clarke Singer     2015**
L.C. Cooke Singer     2015**
Sam Cooke Songwriter     2015**
The Contours Vocal Group     2015**
Melvin Davis Singer     2015**
Detroit Emeralds Vocal Group     2015**
The Fabulous Peps Vocal group     2015**
Aretha Franklin Singer     2015**
Chuck Jackson Singer     2015**
Laura Lee Singer     2015**
Pat Lewis Singer     2015**
Johnnie Mae Mathews Singer, songwriter, producer     2015**
The Miracles Vocal group     2015**
Melba Moore Singer     2015**
Martha Reeves Singer     2015**
Jimmy Ruffin Singer     2015**
Shades Of Blue Vocal Group     2015**
Donnie Simpson Radio Host, TV music host     2015**
The Spinners Vocal group     2015**
Johnnie Taylor Singer     2015**
Temptations Review Featuring Dennis Edwards Vocal Group     2015**
Spyder Turner Singer     2015**
The 20 Grand Night club, concert venue     2015**
Henry Tyler Radio Host     2015**
The Undisputed Truth Vocal Group     2015**
RJ Watkins Radio Host     2015**
Gino Washington Singer     2015**
Al Abrams (publicist) Public Relations     2016
Robert Bateman Song Producer     2016
Bootsy Collins Funk Legend     2016
Fats Domino Singer & Songwriter     2016
The Falcons Vocal Group     2016
Eddie Floyd Singer & Songwriter     2016
Jimi Hendrix Rock Legend     2016
Eddie Holman Singer & Songwriter     2016
Cathy Hughes Entertainment Mogul     2016
International Sweethearts Of Rhythm Band     2016
Little Willie John Songwriter     2016
Herb Kent Radio Legend     2016
Bettye LaVette Singer & Songwriter     2016
Miller London Sales & Marketing Mogul     2016
Wilson Pickett Singer & Songwriter     2016
Prince Singer & Songwriter     2016
Sir Mack Rice Singer & Producer     2016
Smokey Robinson Singer & Songwriter     2016
Sugar Chile Robinson Child Prodigy     2016
The Royal Jokers Vocal Group     2016
Rena Scott Singer & Songwriter     2016
Mickey Stevenson A&R Director     2016
The Velvelettes Vocal Group     2016
Dionne Warwick Singer & Songwriter     2016
Barbara Acklin Singer & Songwriter     2017
Bert's Warehouse Entertainment Complex     2017
Wade Briggs (Butterball Jr.) Radio Personality     2017
James Brown Songwriter     2017
Carl Carlton Singer     2017
Dennis Coffey Studio Musician     2017
Carolyn Crawford Singer     2017
Bert Dearing Nite Club Owner     2017
Foody Radio Personality     2017
Fred Goree Radio Personality     2017
Isaac Hayes & Hot Butter Soul Singer & Group     2017
The Impressions Vocal Group     2017
Jeff & The Atlantics Band     2017
Gladys Knight & The Pips Vocal Group     2017
Skip Mahoney & The Casuals Vocal Group     2017
The Manhattans Vocal Group     2017
Sylvia Moy Songwriter & Producer     2017
Freda Payne Singer     2017
Michael J. Powell Producer & Musician     2017
Mitch Ryder Singer     2017
The Valadiers Vocal Group     2017
Mary Wells Singer     2017
Louis Armstrong Musician, Band Leader     2017***
Al Benson Radio Host, Promoter, Civil Rights Activist     2017***
Ruth Brown Singer     2017***
Sammy Davis Jr. Singer     2017***
Bo Diddley Singer     2017***
Ernie Durham Radio Host     2017***
Ahmet Ertegun Record Label Executive     2017***
Charles Evers Civil Rights Activist, politician     2017***
Alan Freed Radio Host     2017***
Bill Haley Singer, Band Leader     2017***
Billie Holiday Singer     2017***
Robert Johnson Singer     2017***
Louis Jordan Bandleader, musician, Singer     2017***
Johnny Otis Bandleader, musician, Singer     2017***
Della Reese Singer, actress     2017***
Martha Jean "The Queen" Steinberg Radio Host, Minister     2017***
Jerry Wexler Record Label Executive     2017***
Nat D. Williams Radio Host     2017***
Marcus Belgrave Musician     2018
Ken Bell (Radio Personality) Radio Personality     2018
The Drifters Vocal Group     2018
The Elgins Vocal Group     2018
Brenda Holloway Singer     2018
Ivy Jo Hunter Songwriter & Producer     2018
Little Anthony & The Imperials Vocal Group     2018
Clay McMurray Producer & Engineer     2018
Motown Records Record Company     2018
Peaches & Herb Vocal Group     2018
Sam & Dave Vocal Group     2018
Henry Washington (Promoter) Promoter     2018
Richard "Popcorn" Wylie Producer, songwriter, Singer     2018
Aretha Franklin Song Writer     2019
Band Of Gypsys Band     2019
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell Producer     2019
Henry Cosby Songwriter/Producer     2019
Don Davis (record producer) Producer     2019
Guy (band) Vocal Group     2019
H-Town (band) Vocal Group     2019
Eddie Kendricks Singer     2019
Lady Champagne Singer     2019
Mary Jane Girls Vocal Group     2019
Stephanie Mills Singer     2019
Ray Parker Jr. Singer     2019
Phil Perry Singer     2019
Lloyd Price Singer     2019
Jimmy Roach Producer/ SongWriter     2019
The Rude Boys Vocal Group     2019
The Tymes Vocal Group     2019
David Washington (radio personality) Radio/TV Personality     2019
Keith Washington Singer     2019
Stevie Wonder Singer/Songwriter     2019
LaVern Baker Singer     2020
Nat King Cole Singer     2020
Billy Eckstine Singer     2020
Stephanie Mills Singer     2020
Cab Calloway Singer     2020
Ella Fitzgerald Singer     2020
 Harvey Fuqua  Singer/Producer      2020
Jack "The Rapper" Gibson Radio     2020
Etta James Singer     2020
Mahalia Jackson Singer     2020
Hal Jackson Radio     2020
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Singer     2020
Charlie Parker Jazz/Saxophonist     2020
Thomas "Beans" Bowles Saxophonist     2020
Big Jay McNeely Saxophonist     2020
Lee Morgan Jazz/Saxophonist     2020
Charlie Parker Jazz/Saxophonist     2020
The Royal Theater Venue/Baltimore MD     2020
The Famous Flames Vocal Group     2020
Ed Sullivan TV Show Host     2020
 Bobby Bland  Singer     2021
 Natalie Cole  Singer     2021 
 Dobie Gray  Singer     2021 
 Donny Hathaway  Singer     2021 
 John Lee Hooker  Blues Musician     2021 
 Ben E. King  Singer     2021 
 Harold Leonard  Radio Personality     2021
 Little Walter  Blues Musician     2021 
 Teddy Pendergrass  Singer     2021 
 Dewey Phillips  Radio Personality     2021 
 Lou Rawls  Singer     2021 
Danny Ray  Singer     2021 
Nina Simone  Singer     2021 
Percy Sledge  Singer     2021 
Billy Stewart  Singer     2021 
Donna Summer  Singer     2021 
Big Joe Turner  Singer     2021 
Luther Vandross  Singer     2021 
Johnny Watson  Singer     2021 
Barry White  Singer     2021 
Norman Whitfield  Songwriter, Producer     2021