Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails, and More Are Nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Janet Jackson's legacy could be immortalized next year in Cleveland: The pop icon has been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2016 class, along with Cheap Trick, Chaka Khan, and Chicago. Other first-time nominees now eligible include: the Cars, Steve Miller, Los Lobos, and the J.B.'s. Joining them on the ballot this year are previous nominees N.W.A (now up for a fourth time), Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Yes, Deep Purple, the Spinners, and for a record tenth (!) time, Chic. Who'll get snubbed? Find out in December, when next year's inductees will be announced; up until December 9, fans have the chance to vote for a nominee who'll represent the "fan's ballot," now in its fourth year. Next year's class will be inducted into the Rock Hall in April, with HBO airing the event at a later date. Last year's inductees included Green Day, Ringo Starr, and Joan Jett.