Other nominees include rap groups NWA and Public Enemy, Motown girl group The Marvelettes, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Canadian rock band Rush, English rock band Deep Purple, and more, The New York Daily News
NWA and Public Enemy are the only Hip-Hop acts nominated this year MTV News
, notes. If either group is inducted, they will join Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and the Beastie Boys as the only Hip-Hop acts in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
More than 600 music industry personnel will vote on the inductees, and the official list will be released this December, BBC News
The 2013 Hall of Fame class will be inducted at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on April 18, 2013, Entertainment Weekly
reports. For the first time ever, fans
will also be allowed to vote. From now until December 3, fans can vote for the nominees they believe should be inducted.
In order to be eligible to make it into the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, artists must have released their first single or album no later than 1987, BBC News
included Guns n Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Beastie Boys among many others.
In previous years, legends such as George Harrison, Bob Seger, Prince, Neil Diamond, Madonna, Miles Davis, the Sex Pistols, and many, many others have been inducted.