Baker was admitted to hospital several weeks ago after becoming "critically ill", according to posts on his Twitter account.
The Cleveland-based Hall of Fame - which surveyed more than 1,000 musicians, historians and industry members to choose the winners - will honour seven acts in a gala concert on March 29 in New York.
During his latest Us + Them tour in South America, the British rock star stands against Israel as part of a campaign launched by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.
The 1990s pop phenomenon will take the stage in six cities across Britain next year, kicking off in Manchester on June 1 and culminating at Wembley two weeks later.
Under the agreement signed with John’s company Rocket Entertainment, Universal Music Group (UMG) will represent the veteran British singer’s new music “for the rest of his career” on top of his work from the last 50 years.
The five-member girl band, which formed in 1994, had split in 2000 but reunited for a world tour in 2007-2008.
Bowie, who died in January 2016, is the first person to win a posthumous award in Brits history.
Michael's death was unexplained — but not suspicious, British police say.
British musician Phil Collins is returning to the stage with his first set of live shows in nearly 10 years.
The high profile trial ends with jury clearing Led Zeppelin of copyright infringement allegation involving the band's iconic song
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