N.W.A. and Janet Jackson are Among This Year's Nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Other nominees include Chicago, Cheap Trick, and more.

The 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees were announced this morning, with Janet JacksonN.W.A., and Nine Inch Nails leading the way on the stacked ballot. For N.W.A., this is just another accomplishment in their huge comeback year, which was catapulted by the extreme success of the biopic, Straight Outta Compton. For Jackson, it's also a comeback year, as she recently released her new album, Unbreakable, which she then followed up with a massive world tour. 

ChicagoCheap TrickYesDeep Purple, and The Smiths are also on this year's ballot. Voters will now decide which artists make it into the Hall of Fame, and the winners will then be announced in December before the induction ceremony in April. 

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