Every year we wait for the Rock Hall of Fame awards and today the nominees were announced for the 2017 class. Tupac Shakur, a rapper who died in 1996, is among the list of artist to be added to the list. For the fifth consecutive year, the public will have the opportunity to vote alongside the more than 800 artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 6th, fans can vote on RollingStone.com for the nominees they’d like to see inducted.
In a change of tradition, the Hall of Fame has announced the individual members of each band that will be honored. Pearl Jam has had five drummers, but only current drummer Matt Cameron and founding member Dave Krusen will be inducted, should they make it in. Last year’s Hall of Fame class included N.W.A, Steve Miller, Cheap Trick, Chicago and Deep Purple. Read More