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Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur Lead Nominees for Rock Hall of Fame

Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur Lead Nominees for Rock Hall of Fame
Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur Lead Nominees for Rock Hall of Fame
PhotoPearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Jane's Addiction and Depeche Mode lead the latest crop of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, raising the possibility of a sweep of 1980s and '90s nostalgia for an institution that has been criticized for its devotion to the baby boomer generation.Of the 19 nominees announced by the Rock Hall on Tuesday, nine were getting their first nods, including Pearl Jam and Mr. Shakur in their first year of eligibility.PhotoGiven the speed with which rock gods of the MTV era have made the cut — Guns N' Roses (2012), Nirvana (2014) and Green Day (2015) were all admitted as quickly as the rules allowed — Pearl Jam would seem a safe bet.
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2017 Rock Hall of Fame nominees: Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Jane's Addiction

2017 Rock Hall of Fame nominees: Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Jane's Addiction
2017 Rock Hall of Fame nominees: Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Jane's Addiction
Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Jane's Addiction and Depeche Mode were among the nominees for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall announced today, prompting the New York Time to report on "the possibility of a sweep of 1980s and '90s nostalgia for an institution that has been criticized for its devotion to the baby boomer generation."Of the 19 nominees, nine got a nod in their first year of eligibility.In addition to those already mentioned, the list includes Bad Brains, Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Steppenwolf and Joan Baez.Repeat nominees include Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, the Cars, the Zombies and the MC5 (on their second nods); Yes (third); Kraftwerk and the J. Geils Band (fourth); Joe Tex (fifth); and Chic, which has now been nominated 11 times — more than any other act in the Hall of Fame's 31-year history.
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Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson head up Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson head up Rock Hall of Fame nominees
Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson head up Rock Hall of Fame nominees
British progressive rock band Yes, American rockers Pearl Jam, metal band Steppenwolf, English electronic band Depeche Mode, and funk singer Chaka Khan, were also included on the nominees list, which will be voted on by fans and music industry experts.Artists must have released their first recording at least 25 years ago to be eligible for nomination.The names of the 2017 inductees will be announced in December once voting is complete.
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