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2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced: Iron Maiden, Joy Division, More

February 1, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Iron Maiden Image Credit: Capitol Records

The nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2023 have been announced including Iron Maiden, Joy Division, Rage Against the Machine and more. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced the list of nominees for induction this year, which include the aforementioned rock icons along with Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper, The White Stripes, Warren Zeon, Kate Bush and more.

You can see the list of full nominees below. Missy Elliott and The White Stripes were nominated in their first year of eligibility. While they were eligible previously, this is the first year that Sheryl Crow, Joy Division/New Order, Cyndi Lauper, George Michael, Willie Nelson, and Warren Zevon are on the nominee list.

* Kate Bush
* Sheryl Crow
* Missy Elliott
* Iron Maiden
* Joy Division/New Order
* Cyndi Lauper
* George Michael
* Rage Against the Machine
* Soundgarden
* The Spinners
* A Tribe Called Quest
* The White Stripes
* Warren Zevon

To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.

Inductees will be announced in May, with the Induction Ceremony set to take place this fall.