Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Nominees

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH — October 15, 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced this morning the list of nominees for the 2020 class to be inducted May 2nd in Cleveland.

Photo Courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Class of 2020 Nominees includes 9 artists on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Motörhead, The Notorious B.I.G., Pat Benatar, Soundgarden, T. Rex, and Thin Lizzy.

Fans can vote once a day through January 10, 2020, and pick up to 5 Nominees per ballot. The top five artists will comprise, a “fans’ ballot” that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2020 Inductees. Voting is available on Google, just search Rock Hall Fan Vote and enter your selections

Here are the official nominee portraits and nomination info released by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Complete bios can be viewed on the Hall of Fame website.

PAT BENATAR

Eligible year:

2004
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

Eligible year:

2018
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

DEPECHE MODE

Eligible year:

2006
Number of nominations:

3
Nominated in:

2017, 2018, 2020
Category:

Performers

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS

Eligible year:

1996
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Eligible year:

2009
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

JUDAS PRIEST

Eligible year:

1999
Number of nominations:

2
Nominated in:

2018, 2020
Category:

Performers

KRAFTWERK

Eligible year:

1995
Number of nominations:

6
Nominated in:

2003, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
Category:

Performers

MC5

Eligible year:

1991
Number of nominations:

5
Nominated in:

2003, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Category:

Performers

MOTÖRHEAD

Eligible year:

2002
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

NINE INCH NAILS

Eligible year:

2014
Number of nominations:

3
Nominated in:

2015, 2016, 2020
Category:

Performers

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.

Eligible year:

2019
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN

Eligible year:

1999
Number of nominations:

4
Nominated in:

2012, 2018, 2019, 2020
Category:

Performers

TODD RUNDGREN

Eligible year:

1995
Number of nominations:

2
Nominated in:

2019, 2020
Category:

Performers

SOUNDGARDEN

Eligible year:

2011
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

T. REX

Eligible year:

1993
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers

THIN LIZZY

Eligible year:

1996
Number of nominations:

1
Nominated in:

2020
Category:

Performers