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Last Updated: Friday November 12 2004 08:00 GMT

First stars in music Hall of Fame

Robbie Williams is in the music Hall of Fame
Madonna, Robbie Williams and U2 have taken some of the first places in the UK music Hall of Fame.

Lots of big stars were in London for the opening of the Hall of Fame, to see the first 10 acts revealed.

Madonna and U2 were named as honorary members, along with Bob Marley, Elvis Presley and the Beatles, while other acts were named acts of the decade.

They were voted for by the public with Robbie winning the vote for the biggest act of the 90s.

UK music hall of fame
Honorary members: Madonna, U2, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley
Acts voted in: Robbie Williams - 90s, Michael Jackson - 80s, Queen - 70s, The Rolling Stones - 60s, Sir Cliff Richard - 50s.
He beat big-name bands like Blur, Oasis, Nirvana and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to represent the decade.

Robbie was among the stars there to pick up their prizes, as were Madonna and U2 lead singer Bono.

Madonna said: "It means a lot to me that so many nice things have been said about me and that I have been voted into the UK Hall Of Fame."

Sir Cliff Richard, The Rolling Stones, Queen and Michael Jackson were the other entrants for the opening of the Hall of Fame.

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