Janet Jackson, Def Leppard among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees

In addition, Def Leppard, Devo, John Prine, Kraftwerk, MC5, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Todd Rundgren, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, and the Zombies are among the nominees as well.

LL Cool J, Kraftwerk, and The Zombies have also been nominated multiple times before but were never inducted.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame notes on their website that "the top five artists, as selected by the public, will comprise a "fans" ballot' that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2019 inductee".

The 2019 induction ceremony will be held Friday, March 29 at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. This is Smith's fifth time being nominated. It counts as just one voice among the hundreds of other ballots.

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To be eligible, of course, the nominees' first single or album must have been released before (and including) 1993.

Fans will once again have the opportunity to vote for their favorites. Inductees will be announced in December 2018.

The nods are a first for Def Leppard, Devo, Prine, Roxy Music, and Rundgren, as well as the first as a solo artist for Nicks, a member of Fleetwood Mac who was previously inducted with the rest of the group in 1998.

The Rock Hall revealed the complete list of 2019 nominees - 15 acts in all - on Tuesday morning (Oct. 9).

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