Rock & Roll Hall of Fame reveals 2020 Nominees

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On Tuesday (Oct. 15) morning, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced the nominees for the Rock Hall Class of 2020 — and of the 16 artists shortlisted, nine are first-time nominees.

On Tuesday (Oct. 15) morning, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced the nominees for the Rock Hall Class of 2020 — and of the 16 artists shortlisted, nine are first-time nominees.

Watch last year cerimony below

Pat Benatar, “Love Is a Battlefield’ and “We Belong,” No. 5 in 1983 and 1985, respectively.
Dave Matthews Band, “American Baby,” No. 16 in 2005.
Depeche Mode, “Enjoy the Silence, ” No. 8 in 1990.
The Doobie Brothers, “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes,” No. 1 in 1985 and 1989, respectively.
Whitney Houston, 11 No. 1 hits, including “I Will Always Love You,” No. 1 in 1992.
Judas Priest, “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’,” No. 67 in 1982.
Kraftwerk, “Autobahn,” No. 25 in 1975.
MC5, “Kick Out the Jams,” No. 82 in 1969.
Motorhead, no Hot 100 hits.
Nine Inch Nails, “The Day the World Went Away,” No. 17 in 1999.
The Notorious B.I.G., “Hypnotize” and “Mo Money Mo Problems” (featuring Puff Daddy & Ma$e), No. 1, both in 1997.
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, “Tell Me Something Good,” No. 3 in 1974. Chaka Khan also reached No. 3 as a solo artist with “I Feel for You” in 1984.
Todd Rundgren, “Hello It’s Me,” No. 5 in 1973.
Soundgarden, “Black Hole Sun,” No. 24 in 1994.
T. Rex, “Bang a Gong (Get It On),” No. 10 in 1972.
Thin Lizzy, “The Boys Are Back in Town,” No. 12 in 1976.

Roxy Music disbanded in 1983 –with Eno departing the band a decade earlier due to differences with Ferry– but has reunited (sans Eno) a number of times over the years, most recently in 2011 to celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony will air on HBO April 27

Following Roxy Music‘s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Bryan Ferry will embark on a North American solo trek focusing on the band’s 1982 album Avalon as well the singer’s own solo work and Roxy Music hits.

 

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