This Year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland announces 2020 Inductee class
Posted at 6:14 AM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 09:17:16-05

CLEVELAND, Ohio — This year's nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced.

Out of the 16 people nominated this year seven of them are on the ballot for the first time.

The list of nominees includes

  • Mary J. Blige
  • Kate Bush
  • Devo
  • Foo Fighters
  • The Go-Go's
  • Iron Maiden
  • Jay-Z
  • Chaka Khan
  • Carole King
  • Fela Kuti
  • LL Cool J
  • New York Dolls
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Todd Rundgren
  • Tina Turner
  • Dionne Warwick

In order to be nominated the artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years ago. The ballots will be sent to an international panel of more than 1,000 artists and members of the music industry. Fans are also invited to take part in the induction selection. Through April 30 fans can vote at rockhall.com. The inductees will be announced in May 2021.