R&B Pioneer

Thelma Jones

October 2019

Thelma Jones
Peaches & Herb

February 2020

Peaches & Herb
Billy Stewart

April 2020

Billy Stewart
King Curtis

May 2020

King Curtis

Defined as a recording artist/group or duo in the R&B/soul music field – either living or deceased - who enjoyed their greatest U.S. chart success at any time between 1960-1979.

Full List of Inductees

JERRY BUTLER * MILLIE JACKSON * ESTHER PHILLIPS * THE FOUR TOPS * THE IMPRESSIONS * THE SPINNERS * OTIS REDDING * THE STAPLE SINGERS * BARRY WHITE * BROOK BENTON * LINDA CLIFFORD *JACKIE MOORE * MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS * SLY & THE FAMILY STONE * LITTLE ANTHONY & THE IMPERIALS * THE SHIRELLES * THELMA HOUSTON * BARBARA MASON * BRENDA HOLLOWAY * WILLIAM BELL * FREDA PAYNE * LOVE UNLIMITED * THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS * DEE DEE WARWICK * CARLA THOMAS * ERMA FRANKLIN * LINDA JONES * EDDIE FLOYD * AARON NEVILLE * SYREETA * HANK BALLARD * JOHNNY NASH * LUTHER INGRAM * HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUENOTES  * THELMA JONES * PEACHES & HERB * BILLY STEWART * KING CURTIS *