The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations are spearheaded by several heavy hitters this year.
Leading the charge for the 36th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations are Jay-Z, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters and Iron Maiden. The female-heavy nominations list also includes Dionne Warwick, Mary J. Blige, and the Go-Go’s.
Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine expressed elation over her nomination on Wednesday, tweeting, “Wonderful news to wake up and find out that @officialgogos are nominated to the @rockhall.”
“~thank you to our amazing fans and advocates. The Go-Go’s are the real thing straight from the clubs of LA all the way to the top, self taught and propelled. Rock on sisters,” she continued.
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To become eligible for a Hall of Fame nomination, artists must be at least 25 years removed from the release of their first official recording. Such is the case with rapper Jay-Z, who released “Reasonable Doubt” in 1996; and Foo Fighters with their self-titled debut in 1995. Read from source….