Eric B. & Rakim, Beastie Boys Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Short List

posted September 27, 2011 08:24:00 AM CDT | 6 comments

Eric B. & Rakim, Beastie Boys Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Short List

Additional nominees include The Spinners, Rufus with Chaka Khan, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more.

The nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2011 short list have been announced.

Among the list of first-time nominees, Eric B. & Rakim, Guns N' Roses, Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Cure, Small Faces/Faces, The Spinners, Rufus with Chaka Khan and Freddie King made the cut. Returning nominees include Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Donna Summer, Donovan, Laura Nyro and War.

Acts become eligible after 25 years since their first commercial release. Five-hundred voters will select who makes the final cut in anticipation of April 14th, when the 27th annual ceremony is scheduled to take place in Cleveland, Ohio.

RELATED: Rakim and Eric B. Appear Together For Long Island Music Hall of Fame Induction

Share This

one moment...
Reply To This Comment

Got an account with one of these? Log in here, or just enter your info and leave a comment below.