PHOTOS: 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

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There are some no brainers and big surprises among the 2016 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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While names like Pearl Jam, Journey, MC5 and Bad Brains make sense, others like Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson have found themselves the target of some great debates online.

The full list of nominees include:
  • MC5
  • Chic
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Pearl Jam
  • Journey
  • Bad Brains
  • Depeche Mode
  • Electric Light Orchestra
  • Chaka Khan
  • Joan Baez
  • J. Geils Band
  • Joe Tex
  • Kraftwerk
  • The Cars
  • The Zombies
  • Yes
  • Jane's Addiction
  • Steppenwolf
  • Janet Jackson


The list of inductees will be announced in December.
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