Here Are This Year’s Rock Hall of Fame Nominees

October 18th, 2016, 9:05 am by Greg

The folks at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have announced the list of 2017 nominees, which includes both Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur in their first year of eligibility.

Other first-time nominees include Depeche Mode, Bad Brains, Jane’s Addiction, Electric Light Orchestra and Joan Baez.

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Meanwhile, Chic – who are apparently the Susan Lucci of the Rock Hall – have been nominated for the 11th time.

Fans are encouraged to vote online. The inductees will be announced in December. and will be inducted into the Hall at a ceremony in April at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Who gets your vote? Here’s the complete list of 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees:

Bad Brains
Joan Baez
The Cars
Chic
Depeche Mode
Electric Light Orchestra
J. Geils Band
Janet Jackson
Jane’s Addiction
Journey
Chaka Khan
Kraftwerk
MC5
Pearl Jam
Tupac Shakur
Steppenwolf
Joe Tex
Yes
The Zombies

One thought on “Here Are This Year’s Rock Hall of Fame Nominees”

  1. Fred says:

    I’m voting for MC5, J. Geils Band, Chic and Joe Tex. Wish Hubert Sumlin, Doug Sahm, and The Blasters were on the ballot.

    Joan Baez deserves the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017!

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