NEW YORK (AP) – Singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees.
The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe also are part of the 2018 class, which will be inducted on April 14.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push To Make To-Go Cocktails Permanent
The six inductees were chosen from a group of 19 nominees, including Radiohead, who were expected to enter in the Rock Hall in their first year of eligibility, but didn’t make it.READ MORE: Bethel Park Residents On High Alert After 2 Home Break-Ins
Each year, five to seven acts usually make it into the Rock Hall following a vote by 1,000 industry experts. Fans also are able to vote.
Inductees had to have released their first recording no later than 1992 to be eligible.MORE NEWS: Strange Line Of Lights Reported Across Sky By People In Western Pennsylvania
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