Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominations Announced
October 16, 2013 8:50 AM Subscribe
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The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations are out
, headlined by Nirvana
, thanks to its 1988 cover of Love Buzz
that just meets the 25-year eligibility requirement.
Nirvana is the only first-time-eligible nominee this year, but other first-time nominees include Peter Gabriel (as a solo artist; inducted in 2009 as part of Genesis), Hall and Oates, the Replacements, Linda Ronstadt, Link Wray, Yes, and the Zombies.
The remaining nominees (who have each been nominated before) are Chic, Deep Purple, Kiss, LL Cool J, the Meters, N.W.A., the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam.
Fans can vote
for the second year -- the top five acts in fan voting will be counted among the 600 other voters.
Despite being eligible since 2004 and a decade-long Internet campaign
, "Weird Al" Yankovic was not nominated.