Ozzy Osbourne, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey and Cher are among the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024.
Among the nominees is the late Sinead O’Connor. She died on July 26, 2023, and her first album came out in 1987, according to Variety.
“This remarkable list of Nominees reflects the diverse artists and music that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame honors and celebrates,” said John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “Continuing in the true spirit of Rock & Roll, these artists have created their own sounds that have impacted generations and influenced countless others that have followed in their footsteps.”
Full nomination list
- Mary J. Blige
- Mariah Carey
- Dave Matthews Band
- Eric B. & Rakim
- Peter Frampton
- Jane’s Addiction
- Kool & the Gang
- Lenny Kravitz
- Sinéad O’Connor
- Ozzy Osbourne
- A Tribe Called Quest
To be nominated, the band or artist must have released their first commercial record at least 25 years before the nomination year, according to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The inductees will be announced at the end of April. The next step in the process will be sending out nominee ballots to those voting.
The date for the 2024 ceremony has not yet been announced but will take place in Cleveland, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame said. It will be streamed live on Disney+ and then on ABC at another time. It will also be added to Hulu the day after the live ceremony.
In 2023, Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Chaka Khan, “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius, Kate Bush and the late George Michael were inducted into the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame, according to The Associated Press.
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