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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame : npr





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Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of FameEnlarge this image toggle caption Samir Hussein/Getty Images Samir Hussein/Getty ImagesAfter much criticism around last year's round of '70s rockers and no women, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for the class of 2017 this morning, which include first-time nominees Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Bad Brains, Joan Baez and Depeche Mode.Shakur, who died 20 years ago and has been the focus of many legacy pieces in recent months, was nominated in his first year of eligibility and would be the sixth hip-hop artist to be admitted to the hall.Like Shakur, Pearl Jam is also in its first year of eligibility, and if Nirvana's (2014) and Green Day's (2015) swift inductions were any indication, the long-running and still very active Seattle band seems like a sure bet as well.
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not to mention newsweek

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moves Into New Era With Latest Batch of Nominees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moves Into New Era With Latest Batch of Nominees
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moves Into New Era With Latest Batch of Nominees
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has released its list of 2017 nominees, and with titans like Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Jane's Addiction making the inital cut, it's clear that the Hall is ready to canonize the 1990s.To be eligible for inclusion, an artist must have released a first single or album 25 years prior to the year of the nomination announcement; in this case, 1991 or earlier.Other first-time nominees include Bad Brains, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Journey and Steppenwolf.




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