(Cleveland) - 19 performers have been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018, with a variety of artists, going back to the 1960s, with some nominees being in their first year of eligibility.
First-time nominees are:
Rage Against The Machine
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Repeat nominees are:
J. Geils Band
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
LL Cool J
People involved in the music industry will vote, and as in previous years, the public will be able to cast a vote through the Rock Hall's website.
The Class of 2018 will be inducted into the Rock Hall on Saturday, April 14, in ceremonies at Public Hall in Downtown Cleveland.
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