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Tupac, Chaka Khan, and Janet Jackson Are In The Running As Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

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Tupac, Chaka Khan, and Janet Jackson Are In The Running As Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Earlier this year, fans of Janet Jackson created a video called #InductJanet in support of getting her inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Now, the social media movement has the chance to pick up steam because Jackson has been selected as a nominee (again) for the 2017 induction ceremony.

Ckaka Khan, Tupac, and the disco/funk collective Chic are also among the nominees. Chic has been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame eleven times, and this is Tupac’s first year of eligibility.

Induction qualification rules state that an individual artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. See the full list of nominees below:

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
Yes

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 inductees will be announced sometime in December. The induction ceremony will be held at the Barclay’s Center in New York City in April 2017.

The public will also get an opportunity to vote at rockhall.com. Public voting ends Dec. 5 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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