Carrie Keagan to Host 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Red Carpet: Exclusive


Carrie Keagan is hoping that Def Leppard will, certainly, pour some sugar on her as she interviews stars on the pink carpet of this month's 34th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. "I'm totally anticipating to carry a ton of sugar for when Joe Elliott and firm come strolling down the carpet," the previous VH1 and Bravo host tells Billboard. "It's going to be a fucking avalanche!"

Keagan additionally guarantees a "Brooklyn bacchanal -- glitz, glam and fucking glory" as she returns for a second yr of internet hosting the pink carpet arrivals on March 29 on the Barclays Center. Keagan's interviews (and sugary antics) might be dwell streamed beginning at 5:30 p.m. and on the Hall's Facebook web page and YouTube Channels, together with pre-produced video packages in regards to the artists. The ceremony itself might be filmed by HBO for subsequent broadcast. More details about the ceremony is scheduled to be introduced quickly by the Rock Hall.

Keagan says she's nearly thawed out from the 2018 Rock Hall pink carpet, staged exterior on a chilly, windy and wet Saturday in Cleveland. "All I'm saying is thank God I wore pants," she recollects. But she nonetheless has heat reminiscences in regards to the expertise, "simply hanging out with the folks I by no means thought in 1,000,000 years I'd ever meet. Richie Sambora serenaded me in entrance of the entire group of followers, and everyone was singing alongside." She additionally requested Jon Bon Jovi a query -- "What's your holy shit profession second?" -- that she plans to ask everyone on the Barclays pink carpet (which, by the best way, is indoors).

This yr's Rock Hall class, in the meantime, will give Keagan loads of alternative to get her fan woman on. "I've been a Cure fan for, like, my complete life, so once I meet Robert Smith I'm simply gonna lose my thoughts," Keagan says. "And Def Leppard, clearly I'm a glam steel woman at coronary heart." She's enthusiastic about Duran Duran popping out to induct Roxy Music, and Keagan can also be glad that Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson are bringing "woman energy to the max" to this yr's class -- although she has no plans to ask Jackson in regards to the controversial Leaving Neverland documentary. "I'm not gonna contact that one," Keagan says. "She's acknowledged her peace about it awhile again and hasn't been vocal about it since. I'm gonna let this simply be about her."

Away from her Rock Hall duties, Keagan is at present creating tasks along with her manufacturing firm, No Good Entertainment, and, after internet hosting the Gamers Choice Awards, might be launching a weekly gaming present slated to debut in the course of the late summer season or early fall.