Kid Rock is scheduled to enter the WWE Hall of Fame celebrity wing as part of an April 6 ceremony just two days ahead of Wrestlemania 34, Billboard Monday reported.
Kid Rock is scheduled to enter the WWE Hall of Fame celebrity wing as part of an April 6 ceremony in New Orleans just two days ahead of WrestleMania 34, Billboard Monday reported.
“Every time I go to a WWE event, I always have a good time; there is nothing like it and no better fans in the world,” the musician told the publication in a statement. “The Hall of Fame ceremony is a fun evening and it would be great to see everyone again. I have so much respect for what those guys and girls do. I am grateful to WWE for letting me be a part of WrestleMania weekend.”
BREAKING NEWS: As first reported by @billboard, @KidRock is the celebrity inductee into the #WWEHOF Class of 2018! https://t.co/5QTD1Pz1v3
— WWE (@WWE) March 12, 2018
Kid Rock’s history with the WWE goes back years, and involves taking the stage at the wrestling events such as Wrestlemania 25 in Houston, Texas, in April 2009.
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“A number of his songs, the official theme for the WWE pay-per-view events, including ‘Headstrong’ and the worldwide hit, ‘All Summer Long,'” the entertainment company puts online.
“Kid Rock music also has entrance music for a select number of Superstars,” the sequel. “The Undertaker used in 2000 the single” American Bad Ass “as he thundered to the ring on his motorcycle, while Kid Rock’s cover of ZZ Top’s hit “Legs” blared through the arena’s all over the world as Stacy Keibler made her way to the squared circle.”
WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H also tweeted about the news Monday.
Kid Rock’s “support of our Superstars, events, and commitment to our troops are relentless,” he wrote.
.@KidRock lent his distinctive sound to many @WWE events over the years. His support of our Superstars, events, and commitment to our troops is unwavering. For that and more, welcome to the celebrity wing of the #WWEHOF. pic.twitter.com/sMwok8jklH
— Triple H (@TripleH) March 12, 2018
Several other wrestlers on Twitter to congratulate the superstar.
“And just like that, my Wrestlemania 34 goals have changed. Dear @wwe let me induct @KidRock. I do not say, I am the biggest Kid Rock fan, but what I want to say is….I am the biggest Kid Rock fan,” WWE star Mike Kanellis wrote.
“Congratulations, Kid Rock,” brothers Matthew and Nicholas Massie, also known as “The Young Bucks,” tweeted.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.