Beastie Boys, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Bon Jovi Among Rock Hall Nominees
Beastie Boys, Bonnaroo Music Festival, 6/13/09- photo by Kevin Yatarola
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has announced the list of artists who have been nominated for induction. Beastie Boys, Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Alice Cooper and Bon Jovi are on the list of the artists in the mix for 2011 along with Chic, Donovan, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer, Joe Tex and Chuck Willis. Ballots will now be distributed to over 500 voters with the inductees announced in December. The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on March 14, 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.