Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Journey

October 18, 2016 12:06 PM

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Journey

Tupac Shakur and Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, both of whom became eligible just this year. Other artists to score their first nominations Tuesday include Journey, Depeche Mode, Jane's Addiction, Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Bad Brains and Steppenwolf.

Disco pioneers Chic are back in the running with a record 11th nomination since 2003, followed by soul singer Joe Tex with his fifth. German electro-pop outfit Kraftwerk and the Boston-based J. Geils Band each earned their fourth nods, while Chaka Khan earned her second as a solo artist. (She was al...

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