Iggy & The Stooges to perform for Madonna at Rock Hall ceremony
According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Iggy & The Stooges will perform for Madonna at this year’s induction ceremony, Rock&Roll Daily – Rolling Stone’s music news source reports today.
The choice of the Stooges may raise some eyebrows, but isn’t as strange as it seems, they also report: both the band and Madonna are Detroit natives, and Iggy Pop opened for Madonna at the Dublin date for her Reinvention Tour in 2004.
As reported last week, Madonna will be inducted by one of her Hard Candy collaborators, Justin Timberlake will, who co-wrote many of the songs and sings on the new album
“It was Justin who offered and kind of surprised me, when we were shooting the video –he said he wanted to be the person to induct me, so to speak, so I said, ‘Okay,’ ” said Madonna a few days ago in an interview with the Canadian press, adding that the rest of the induction evening will unfold is up in the air.
“It’s supposed to be a surprise for me – somebody sings one of my songs… Yikes! No, I’m just kidding. I don’t know.”