Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • 09 June 2004

Bon Jovi, Radiohead And Nina Simone Among 2018 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 05 October 2017

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Who will be immortalised in the famous Hall of Fame next year?

It's that time of year again where rock fans have the difficult decision of voting on the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ballot for 2018, this year picking from nineteen amazing candidates including Bon Jovi, Radiohead, LL Cool J and Nina Simone. Truly spoilt for choice.

Image caption Bon Jovi performing live

Fans can sign up and vote for up to five candidates on the induction ballot, including the newly eligible Rage Against The Machine and Radiohead. Plus, another seven of the nominees are up for induction for the very first time while the likes of J. Geils Band and LL Cool J face their fifth and fourth nominations respectively.

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The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Welcomes Pearl Jam Into The Fold

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 08 April 2017

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Grunge band Pearl Jam are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by David Letterman.

Nineties grunge legends Pearl Jam were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this week at the 32nd Annual Induction Ceremony, more than 25 years after the release of their debut album 'Ten' which means this is their first year of eligibility.

Image caption Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performing live in 2009

It was talk show veteran David Letterman who inducted the group on Friday night (April 7th 2017), with Neil Young being forced to back out due to an unspecified illness. The band had performed at the Ed Sullivan Theatre seven times while Letterman hosted 'The Late Show', so it's safe to say they know each other well.

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Tupac Shakur To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame In 2017

By Ed Biggs in Music / Festivals on 20 December 2016

Tupac Shakur Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The rap legend will be posthumously honoured alongside Pearl Jam, Yes, Journey, E.L.O. and Joan Baez in April 2017.

The late rap icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year as part of the class of 2017, along with the likes of Pearl Jam, Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes and Joan Baez.

2016 was the first year that Tupac was eligible for consideration to be inducted into the Cleveland-based institution. An artist is eligible upon the 25th anniversary of the release of their first recordings, meaning that the rapper’s 1991 debut single ‘Brenda’s Got a Baby’, released in October that year, allowed him to be considered.

Image caption Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Alice Cooper and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Monday 14th March 2011 Alice Cooper attends the 26th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at The Waldorf Astoria. New York City, USA

Keith Richards, Possession, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Theodora Richards and Tommy Hilfiger Monday 15th March 2004

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Ronnie Spector and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Monday 15th March 2010 25th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - Press Room New York City, USA

Jann Wenner and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone Magazine Founder and Chairman The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. New York City, USA - The 2009 Rock & Roll hall of fame press conference announcing the concert series tour celebrating their 25th anniversary Wednesday 22nd July 2009

Taylor Momsen and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Tuesday 2nd December 2008 Grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ANNEX NYC New York City, USA