August 24, 2016  

Elton John to Honor Leon Russell at Hall of Fame Gala

February 9, 2011 (3:37 am) GMT
After successfully recording their collaborative album 'The Union', John and Russell will be reunited at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame event on March 11.

will induct pal Leon Russell into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame when the pianist is honored among the Class of 2011 next month, March 11.

The Brit gave Russell's career a boost last year, when he recorded collaborative album "" with his hero and mentor - and now the "Tight Rope" singer has asked his friend to introduce him at the Hall of Fame gala in New York. Russell and John are also nominated for a Grammy Award for "The Union".

Meanwhile, will induct , and will induct at the ceremony on March 20. will be honored by , Dr. John by and Darlene Love by .

More Elton John News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Courteney Cox Regrets Having Plastic Surgery
  2. 'Jack Ryan' Series to Tackle ISIS in Season 1, John Krasinski Reveals
  3. Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Break Up Again!
  4. 'Nashville' Season 5 Gets Premiere Date at CMT
  5. Doug Liman Abandons 'Gambit' Movie, Will Now Direct 'Justice League Dark'
  6. Kylie Jenner Bounces Back After Suffering From Food Poisoning
  7. AFI Cancels 'Birth of a Nation' Screening Amid Nate Parker Rape Trial Controversy
  8. Britney Spears Reveals She 'Almost Drowned' in Hawaii