Nine Inch Nails and Green Day Among the Latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Oct 9, 2014  •  Post A Comment

Two bands made the list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility: Green Day and Nine Inch Nails. Billboard reports that this year’s other first-time nominees are the Smiths, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Bill Withers.

Sting was also nominated for the first time as a solo artist, although he’s already in the Hall of Fame as a member of the Police.

Repeat nominees include N.W.A., Lou Reed (who’s in the Hall as a member of the Velvet Underground), Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, the Marvelettes, the Spinners and War.

The induction ceremony is set for April 18, 2015, in Cleveland.

The 2014 inductees were Nirvana, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt, Hall & Oates, Peter Gabriel and Cat Stevens.

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