News 10 February 2021
Author: Courtney W

Jay-Z & Fela Kuti Among 2021 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

10 February 2021

The nominees for the 2021 induction of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and among the names acknowledged are the legends Jay-Z and Fela Kuti.

This is the first time Hov has been nominated for the honour, which highlights artists with have at least 25 years in commercial recording.

The late Fela Kuti, regarded as the Godfather of afrobeat, is also a first-time nominee.

Other artists nominated are the likes of icons such as LL Cool J, Chaka Khan and Tina Turner.

“This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates,” said Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation Chairman John Sykes.

“These nominees have left an indelible impact on the sonic landscape of the world and influenced countless artists that have followed them.”

Check out the full final list of nominees for the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame below.

2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees for Induction:
Mary J. Blige
Kate Bush
Foo Fighters
The Go-Go’s
Iron Maiden
Chaka Khan
Carole King
Fela Kuti
LL Cool J
New York Dolls
Rage Against the Machine
Todd Rundgren
Tina Turner
Dionne Warwick