Smokey Robinson To Receive Rock Hall Honor

(Radio.com) Besides inducting a new class of inductees annually, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame also bestows another honor on musical icons once a year, with their Annual Music Masters Series. Late last week, the Rock Hall announced that this year, that honor goes to Motown legend Smokey Robinson.

Each year, the Music Masters series explores the legacy of a pioneering rock and roll figures with a series of events that includes exhibits at the Rock Hall, lectures, films, a major conference and a tribute concert, all of which benefits the Rock Hall's education programs.

Previous artists to be honored by the Rock Hall's Music Masters Series include Chuck Berry, Woody Guthrie, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke and Fats Domino. Read more here.

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