Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Nominees

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The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame unveiled the list of nominees for 2020 induction into the institution. The Dave Matthews Band, Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails are among the 16 acts nominated, which includes nine that are on the ballot for the first time. Inductees will be announced in January and inducted into the Rock Hall during a ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Hall on May 2, 2020.

DMB, Soundgarden, the Doobie Brothers, Thin Lizzy, Whitney Houston, Motörhead, The Notorious B.I.G., Pat Benatar are the first time nominees. NIN, Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Judas Priest and Todd Rundgren are also on the ballot once again.

An individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of induction to be eligible for nomination. Fans can take part in the induction selection process by casting votes here. The winner of the fan vote will be part of a pool of 1,000+ artists, music industry veterans, journalists and historians.

Watch the announcement below: