That’s right the it’s that time of year again… The Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced.
- Journey (first time on the ballot)
- Joan Baez (first ballot)
- Yes (third nomination)
- Electric Light Orchestra (first ballot)
- Pearl Jam (first ballot)
- Tupac Shakur (deceased – first ballot)
- Nile Rodgers – Award for Musical Excellence
Journey, ELO, Yes and Pearl Jam placed first through fourth in the fan voting.
This year’s nominees who failed to be elected:
- The Cars
- The Zombies
- J. Geils Band
- Jane’s Addiction
- Depeche Mode
- Bad Brains
- Janet Jackson
- Chaka Khan
- Joe Tex
The awards will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Newyork. Ticket sales will be announced in January.