19 Rock Hall Nominees Announced: Bon Jovi Makes the Cut
Posted: 8:35 am Thursday, October 5th, 2017
By Donna Donna
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is seen March 30, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Nelson/Getty Images)
The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees were announced this morning.
Here’s the list:
J. Geils Band
Rage Against The Machine
LL Cool J
the Moody Blues
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Of the 19 nominees, this is the first appearance for Judas Priest, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues, Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Eurythmics, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and Link Wray have all been nominated once before, while this is the fifth nomination for the J. Geils Band, the fourth for LL Cool J and the Meters, and the third for the Cars, MC5 and the Zombies.