David Letterman replaces Neil Young at Rock Hall show
He's called the father of rock "n" roll.
Pearl Jam was formed in Seattle, its first show at the old Off Ramp Cafe in 1990, with four of the original members either born in the Seattle area or spending their formative years here; singer Eddie Vedder, the lone member without significant Seattle ties before joining the band, having grown up in San Diego. The ceremony will be broadcast on HBO on Saturday April 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The Barclays Center went insane, clapping and hooting with as much fervor as they gave to the inductees as Fox waved and politely tried to ignore the attention.
Chuck Berry was the first artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he is the first to be honored at the Hall's 32nd annual ceremony.
"We had a few drummers, they were all kings, every one of them was great, but Matt Cameron kept us alive for the past 15, 16, 17 years, when we weren't sure what was gonna happen, he helped us not just to survive and to thrive", noting that he'll probably be inducted again, with Soundgarden.
Tupac, who was killed in 1996 at age 25 in a still murky Las Vegas shooting, was introduced by his contemporary Snoop Dogg, a fellow force in creating gangsta rap in California. "My granddaughter had no clue who I was until I took her backstage to a Taylor Swift concert. This award is incredible to me because of all the people who have allowed me to join their lives and their bands".
Vedder, true to form, was as political in his acceptance speech as he has been since "Ten" in 1991, and since the band took on ticketing giant Ticketmaster later in its career.
China rises in global tourism competitiveness
The report also sees China as a largest source market in the region with almost 128 million departures registered in 2015. Completing the top 10 are Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Italy, Canada and Switzerland.
There were a lot of great moments at tonight's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but Pearl Jam were clearly the headliners.
Lenny Kravitz will perform in a memorial tribute to Prince, who passed away April 21, 2016.
The band has always been heavily involved in the process when it comes to album covers.
Inducting Pearl Jam was former late-night host and bushy-bearded David Letterman, who was a last-minute replacement after their initial presenter, Neil Young, fell ill.
Letterman also told a heartfelt anecdote of Vedder appearing on Letterman's last week of shows and leaving Letterman with a guitar for his son, Harry, as well as a handwritten note promising to get him a bigger one someday if he learned to play. "Looking forward to seeing them and all the other musicians on the bill". He also had an unexpected shout out for Chance The Rapper, whom he thanked for his work in in Chicago with the school system and revealed the love his daughter Olivia has for him.
Noting that "We just made a bulk $62.5 million payment to Amtrak ", Christie added, "I have no problem with making the payments". Amtrak for Thursday warned of modified service and delays for its Northeast Regional line operating between Washington and NY .
Last year, team owner Jeffrey Loria expressed interest in selling the team, which he purchased for $158 million in 2002. Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was rumored to be part of a group looking to buy the team previous year .
In response, Brown declared a state of emergency in January of 2014 to ease the burden on the state's water supplies. In a related action, state agencies issued a plan to establish long-term conservation measures across California.
But the picture was described last week on the Russian government's list of things that constitute "extremism". According to The Moscow Times , the ban was issued by a regional court on May 11, 2016 after a man named A.
The city also reminded residents that they may hear sirens again as engineers determine if the system is functioning properly. Officials said there was no emergency and they were trying to determine what caused the malfunction.
He said: "Something's got to change, otherwise the whole effort in the House of Representatives will lose credibility". In any case, the subject of Flynn - presumably the topic of Yates's testimony - is only one corner of this scandal.
The Mets are sending out Noah Syndergaard in this one, he was 14-9 last season in 30 starts with a 2.60 ERA in 183 2/3 innings. Mets: RHP Jacob deGrom returns to the mound from September 21 surgery to reposition the ulnar nerve in his right elbow.
The latest Hubble data were taken at around the same period the Jupiter probe Juno made a close approach to the giant planet. The lighter bands have higher concentrations of frozen ammonia in them, compared with the darker ones, the agencies said.
A young Indian girl sits on a bed in a hospital in this image taken from video in Bahraich northern India Thursday April 6, 2017 . Her curious condition came into limelight after visuals went viral on social media in the past couple of days, police said .
The LA City Council approved a plan in December 2015 to allow ride-hail companies to pick up passengers at the airport. The ordinance prohibits qualified driver representatives from using it for any goal other than organizing.
Syria was warned of USA strike threat, says Military source
He said "there is a clear distinction between air strikes on military targets and the use of chemical weapons against civilians". The Pentagon said it believed the aircraft that carried out the deadly attack on Khan Sheikhun came from the Shayrat base.
Westbrook clinches triple-double average for season
But a miserable shooting start and an inspired effort from the Phoenix Suns kept him from authoring any further rewrites. But the Thunder still got a very important win as they're still fighting for seeding in the Western Conference Playoffs.
Cormier sends warning to Jon Jones at UFC 210
For a fighter like Jones who likely earns more than $1 million on fight night, they would fall in the highest income tax bracket. There was also some question about whether Cormier grabbed the towel during the weigh-in which could have thrown things off.
China bans property sales in upcoming economic zone
Analysts said that Xiongan, some 100 kilometers southwest of downtown Beijing, will create fresh business opportunities. Regional planning should be systematic, Zhang said, with stronger land, real estate and population controls.
NFL Draft rumors: Jamal Adams runs blazing 40-yard dash
Running back Leonard Fournette runs through drills during their LSU's pro day in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Fournette says he is fully healthy after a season in which he was hampered by a lingering ankle injury.
Barry Manilow Comes Out As Gay
Barry Manilow says he felt coming out publicly would have disappointed his fans, so he did not declare his sexual orientation. Barry Manilow wants to remain as private as he can about his relationship with husband Garry Kief .
Brewers starter Junior Guerra could be out 6 weeks
His solo shot in the fourth on a pitch low and away in the zone landed among restaurant-goers sitting on a patio above left field. Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning on Monday in Milwaukee .
Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
Axon said 41 of 69 major USA cities are using, or have made a decision to use, body-camera technology - and 36 have chosen Axon. The Seattle Police Department decided in November to purchase body cameras from the Taser unit for 850 officers.