The list of nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is out. Among the 16 notable rockers and artists IS NWA, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and disco era act, Chic.
The actual inductees will be announced in December, with the induction ceremony scheduled for April in New York. Here's the complete list of 16 nominees:
Linda Ronstadt, folk rock singer formerly of the stone ponies; Peter Gabriel, who was previously inducted as a member of "genesis"; alternative rock band "Nirvana", its late front-man Kurt Cobain, and surviving former members Krist Novoselcik and Dave Grohl; singer-songwriter Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam; hip-hop artist LL Cool J; alternative rock band "The Replacements"; British progressive rock band "Yes";
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band; disco-era band "chic;" hard rock band "Deep Purple"; folk rock duo Hall and Oates; glam rockers "kiss"; hip-hop super-group "NWA", including former members Doctor Dre and Ice Cube; funk band "The Meters"; rock guitarist and vocalist Link Wray; and British rockers "the Zombies".