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The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees signal a major shift : businessinsider





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The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees signal a major shift

The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees signal a major shift
The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees signal a major shift
Just as everything old is new again, in music, every trend eventually becomes uncool.So it is with the announcement Tuesday morning of the nominees for the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (see below).Name aside, the Rock Hall of Fame has long been a popularity contest with only a vague tie to genre (NWA was the fifth rap act to be inducted when it joined this year).




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Pearl Jam, Tupac top list of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees for Class of 2017

Pearl Jam, Tupac top list of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees for Class of 2017
Pearl Jam, Tupac top list of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees for Class of 2017
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur top one of the most diverse lists of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees in recent memory.The Rock Hall on Tuesday announced via Sirius radio 19 artists and bands who are up for induction in ceremonies in Brooklyn, New York, next spring.The Class of 2017 nominees are Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, J. Geils Band, Jane's Addiction, Janet Jackson, Joan Baez, Joe Tex, Journey, Kraftwerk, MC5, Pearl Jam, Steppenwolf, the Cars, the Zombies, Tupac Shakur and Yes.
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Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Getty ImagesJourney, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.The announcement was made live this morning on Volume, SiriusFM's new music talk station, by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation CEO Joel Peresman and Steven Van Zandt, a 2014 inductee with the E Street Band.The full list of nominees includes Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode, ELO, the J. Geils Band, Jane's Addiction, Janet Jackson, Joan Baez, Joe Tex, Journey, Kraftwerk, MC5, Pearl Jam, Steppenwolf, the Cars, Zombies, Tupac Shakur and Yes.
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Pearl Jam, Jane's Addiction, Tupac Shakur, Depeche Mode & More on 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees List

Pearl Jam, Jane's Addiction, Tupac Shakur, Depeche Mode & More on 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees List
Pearl Jam, Jane's Addiction, Tupac Shakur, Depeche Mode & More on 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees List
The list of first-time nominees for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of fame is a mix of alt-rock superstars, a hip-hop legend, one of the most pioneering punk bands of the 1980s and a folk icon.Nominees on the ballot the first time include punk/reggae/jazz hardcore rockers Bad Brains, grunge-superstars-turned-great-American-band Pearl Jam, alt rock standard bearers Jane's Addiction, gangsta rap godhead Tupac Shakur and synth poppers Depeche Mode, as well as pop classicists Electric Light Orchestra, folksinger Joan Baez, "Don't Stop Believing" legends Journey and highway rockers Steppenwolf.Pearl Jam and Shakur became eligible for nomination for the first time this year, as nominees must have released their first recording no later than 1991 (i.e.
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