The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for its 2023 class, and they cover multiple genres and generations.
The 14 nominees are:
-Joy Division/New Order
-Rage Against The Machine
-A Tribe Called Quest
-The White Stripes
The Rock Hall notes in a press release, “Eight out of 14 of the Nominees are on the ballot for the first time, including Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Joy Division/New Order, Cyndi Lauper, George Michael, Willie Nelson, The White Stripes, and Warren Zevon. This is the first year of eligibility for Missy Elliott and The White Stripes.”
The 2023 inductees will be announced in May. Exact details pertaining to the induction ceremony have not been confirmed, but the ceremony will take place this fall.
As with previous years, the public will have the opportunity to voice their choice via the Fan Vote at RockHall.com starting today (February 1) through April 28. Fans are allowed to vote once per day during the Fan Vote period. Visitors of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland will also have the opportunity to vote in person. The “Fans’ Ballot” will comprise the top five artists from the fan vote and will be counted among the other ballots filled out by various artists, historians, and music industry professionals.