The Eagles are among the latest musicians who will receive honorary doctor of music degrees from Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music. Berklee College president Roger Brown will present the doctorates at the school’s commencement ceremony on May 12 at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. The honorees are being acknowledged for their successful and influential careers and their lasting cultural contributions.

Bluegrass star and recent Robert Plant collaborator Alison Krauss, Ethiopian multi-intrumentalist and composer Mulatu Astatke will also be honored. The Eagles, Krauss and Astatke will be treated to special performances of their music by Berklee students on the night of the commencement.

Previous honorary music degrees awarded from the school have gone to Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, David Bowie, Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson, Steven Tyler and U2’s The Edge.