Janet Jackson, Cheap Trick headline 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot

Posted at 7:54 AM, Oct 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-09 08:08:16-04

An eclectic mix of rock, rap, pop and soul artists are up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2016 class. The 15 nominees were announced this week.

A group of over 600 members of the music business will vote to induct several of the finalists. Online fan voting also counts among the final balloting. The inductees will be announced in December.

Below is the full list of 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees:

The Cars



Cheap Trick

Deep Purple

Janet Jackson

The J.B.'s

Chaka Khan

Los Lobos

Steve Miller

Nine Inch Nails


The Smiths

The Spinners


Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk.Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.

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