The two had met just months before the pop icon's death.
Other new inductees include Sheryl Crow, Chaka Khan, “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius, the Spinners, Rage Against The Machine and Kate Bush.
The 14 artists and groups being considered for induction also includes Sheryl Crowe, George Michael and the White Stripes.
Fellow supermodel Helena Christensen hailed “beautiful angel” Patitz as "a divine spirit inside out."
"George Michael Freedom Uncut" presents the pop trailblazer's thoughts on fame and sexuality, nearly six years after his death.
"This Is How (We Want You To Get High)" will be featured on the soundtrack of the upcoming romantic comedy "Last Christmas."
The "Jersey Boys" star canoodles with a male love interest in his version of the classic holiday song.
As well as being a bona fide music legend himself, George Michael worked with some of the greatest recording artists of all time during his incredible career, including Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Mary J Blige and Whitney Houston.But there was one British artist in particular who he never got the chance to record with before his untimely death on Christmas day last year.It’s been revealed that George was just as much of a fan of Adele as the rest of the planet - and was hoping to work with her before he died.
The song, produced by Nile Rodgers, is the first new music since the pop star's death in December.