The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces the Nominees for the Class of 2012

One of the greatest honors in music is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. To have your name cemented among such greats as Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Prince and, of course, The Beatles. And now, we’ve got a list of the nominees for induction in 2012.

The nominees are:

  • Beastie Boys
  • The Cure
  • Donovan
  • Eric B. and Rakim
  • Guns N Roses
  • Heart
  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • Freddie King
  • Laura Nyro
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Rufus with Chaka Khan
  • The Small Faces/The Faces
  • The Spinners
  • Donna Summer
  • War

We’ll find out in the next few weeks who from this list will actually be inducted, but no matter what to be nominated is an indication of achievement. You can see a list of all the inductees and more on the Hall of Fame’s official website.

Who do you think will be inducted in the class of 2012?