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
  • Steppenwolf
  • The Zombies
  • J. Geils Band
  • MC5
  • Jane’s Addiction
  • Depeche Mode
  • Kraftwerk
  • Bad Brains
  • Janet Jackson
  • Chaka Khan
  • Chic
  • 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.


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