CLEVELAND (CelebrityAccess) – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has today (Oct. 15) unveiled its class of 2020 nominees.
This year’s nominees are: Pat Benatar, Dave Matthews Band, Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Judas Priest, Kraftwerk, MC5, Motörhead, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Todd Rundgren, Soundgarden, T.Rex and Thin Lizzy.
To be eligible for induction, an individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.
Nominee ballots are decided by an international voting body of more than 1,000 artists, historians and members of the music industry, however, fans can take part in the induction selection process from October 15 through January 10, 2020, 11:59 pm ET by casting their votes here. The five artists who receive the most fan votes comprise a fans’ ballot that will be tallied along with the others to determine the 2020 inductees, which will be announced in January 2020.
The 35th annual RRHOF induction ceremony will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on May 2, 2020.