Stella Meghie is set to direct, while Bohemian Rhapsody scribe Anthony McCarten is penning the screenplay.
Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You”, Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman”, and Village People’s “Y.M.C.A.” will also be preserved.
HBO is broadcasting the ceremony live for the first time.
This year’s class includes Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, and The Notorious B.I.G., among others.
It features the first US release of the Whitney Dancin’ Special EP.
The Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex, and The Doobie Brothers also make up this year’s class.
Spoiler: They involve Whitney Houston and Celine Dion.
Depeche Mode, Motörhead, and Whitney Houston are among this year’s other finalists.
“An Evening with Whitney” promises performances of her seminal hits with the backing of a live band and choreographed dancing.
A collaboration with Norwegian producer Kygo.
A jukebox Broadway musical and an album of unreleased music are also on the way.
A delicate, solemn rendition of the late ’80s smash.