Dire Straits Among First Time Nominees For Rock Hall

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 19 nominees for the class of 2018, nine of which are receiving first-time nods. Classic Rockers are once again well represented; Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, J. Geils Band, Judas Priest, Moody Blues, and The Zombies.

Here's the complete list (in alphabetical order - * = 1st time nominee)

Bon Jovi

Kate Bush*

The Cars

Depeche Mode

Dire Straits*


J. Geils Band

Judas Priest*

LL Cool J

The MC5

The Meters

Moody Blues*


Rage Against the Machine*

Rufus featuring Chaka Khan

Nina Simone*

Sister Rosetta Tharpe*

Link Wray

The Zombies

As in the past, the Hall will offer fans the opportunity to vote for their favorites at rockhall.com/vote  the voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 5, 2017. 

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