The "Run to You" singer had to make a last-minute exit from the big bash in Cleveland, Ohio after testing positive for COVID-19, and Urban was quick to take his place alongside H.E.R. for a performance of "It's Only Love".
A spokesman for Adams, who originally duetted with Tina on the 1985 single, has assured fans the rocker is "fully vaccinated and has no symptoms at all."
Meanwhile, Urban's fellow country star Mickey Guyton was also part of the Tina Turner tribute, belting out the singer's hit "What's Love Got to Do With It", and Christina Aguilera served up "Nutbush City Limits" after Angela Bassett, who won an Academy Award for portraying Turner in the 1993 biopic "What's Love Got to Do With It", inducted the singer, who accepted the honour via a short video.
It was Turner's second induction into the Hall of Fame - she was also saluted in 1991, alongside ex-husband Ike Turner.
Also inducted as part of the Class of 2021 were the Foo Fighters, Todd Rundgren, Jay-Z, and the Go-Go's, who were honoured by lifetime superfan Drew Barrymore. The actress welcomed the girl group to the Hall of Fame wearing a Go-Go's T-shirt, covered up with a bath towel, a face mark, and a hair wrap to mimic the group's spa image from the "Beauty and the Beat" album cover.
15 years after becoming eligible for induction, the members of the Go-Go's finally accepted their honour, with bandmate Kathy Valentine stating, "We are so happy and excited and proud to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Being in a band is a trip. It's not like anything else - it's kind of like being married. In our case, a polygamist same-sex marriage that ends up getting divorced and remarried and divorced and remarried."
"Our band has been, at different times, like the most rinky-dink traveling circus you could ever imagine, like a snarling wolf pack, and very much like family. And that we are a sisterhood and women is significant. We became a commercially successful band, except we started at the bottom where all rock & roll bands start, and we are who we are, because our music found its way into our fans' hearts. By recognizing our achievement, the Rock Hall celebrates possibility, the kind of possibility that creates hopeful dreamers."
"By honouring our historical contribution, the doors to this establishment have opened wider and the Go-Go's will be advocating for the inclusion of more women. Women who have paved the way for us and others. Women who started bands, who sing and write songs, who excel on their instruments, who make and produce records. Because here is the thing: There would not be less of us if more of us were visible."