Nine Inch Nails, Smiths, N.W.A., Cheap Trick, Chic Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Class of 2016 nominations are:
Nine Inch Nails
To be eligible for nomination, the 2016 nominees had to release their first recording no later than 1990.
Ballots will be sent to an international voting body of more than 800 artists, historians, and members of the music industry.
Once again, fans can cast their votes for their favorite nominees as RockHall.com through Dec. 9. The five acts with the most votes will make up a virtual “fans’ ballot” that will be compiled with the others.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 inductees will be announced in December. The official induction ceremony will be held in New York in April 2016, and broadcast later in the year on HBO.