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Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt among Rock Hall of Fame

The hall of fame announced its annual list of nominees on Wednesday morning. Kiss, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Cat Stevens, Deep Purple and Chic, YES, Link Wray, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Meters and The Zombies are among nominees.

music Updated: Oct 16, 2013 11:00 IST
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Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, and The Replacements are among first-time nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The hall of fame announced its annual list of nominees Wednesday morning and half the field of 16 were first-time nominees. YES, Link Wray and The Zombies also received their first nominations.

Kiss, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Cat Stevens, Deep Purple and Chic are among the repeat nominees. Chic is up for the eighth time since 2003.

More than 600 voters will determine the class of 2014. Inductees will be announced in December, with a ceremony next April in New York. The induction will be aired on HBO in May.

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The Meters also return as nominees.