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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has unveiled the 16 nominees up for possible induction this year.
The Meters, Linda Ronstadt, KISS, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens,Hall and Oates, N.W.A., Yes, LL Cool J, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, the Replacements, Link Wray and the Zombies are all on the list to be voted on by the Rock Hall's 600 members.
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Additionally, fans can weigh in with their choices now through Dec. 10on the organization's official website. Those top five will make up the "fans' ballot," which will be counted among the other 600 to be cast.
Artists become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record. Those who receive the highest number of votes, and more than 50 percent of the vote, are inducted.