The Beastie Boys are one of the groups that have been nominated to be inducted into the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame….so who else???
Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Cure have landed nominations to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2011. The bands join artists including previous nominees Guns N’ Roses, Beastie Boys, and Laura Nyro, who are also among the 15 finalists in the running to be recognized with the coveted honor. The Faces, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Spinners and Chaka Khan’s band Rufus have, along with The Cure, been named in the nominations shortlist for the first time. Music industry experts will cast their votes to decide who will be inducted during the ceremony, with the top five set to be announced in January. They will then be inducted into the Hall of Fame in April in Cleveland, Ohio.