Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Judas Priest among 2022 Rock Hall nominees

Judas Priest are among the nominees for induction into the 2022 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Cleveland-based institution revealed the full list of 16 artists on Wednesday, which also includes Devo, MC5, The New York Dolls and Rage Against The Machine, among others.

To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.

It’s the third nomination for Judas Priest, following similar recognition in 2018 and in 2020.

Seven out of 17 of the nominees are on the ballot for the first time, including Beck, Eminem, Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, and A Tribe Called Quest; this is Eminem’s first year of eligibility.

“This year’s ballot recognizes a diverse group of incredible artists, each who has had a profound impact on the sound of youth culture”, said John Sykes, Chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “Their music not only moved generations, but also influenced the sound of countless artists that followed.”

Nominee ballots are sent to an international voting body of more than 1,000 artists, historians, and members of the music industry. Factors such as an artist’s musical influence on other artists, length and depth of career and the body of work, innovation, and superiority in style and technique are taken into consideration.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame offers fans the opportunity to participate in the Induction selection process with the 2022 Induction Fan Vote. Now through April 29, fans can vote every day at, or at the museum in Cleveland. The top five artists, as selected by the public, will comprise a “fans’ ballot” that will be tallied along with the other ballots to select the 2022 Inductees.

To cast your choice in the Fan Vote, click here.

While inductees will be announced in May 2022, the 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place this fall; the date, venue, and on-sale information will be announced at a later time..

Judas Priest will begin rescheduled dates for a North American tour in early March, which will be followed by European shows starting in May.

2022 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees

• Beck
• Pat Benatar
• Kate Bush
• Devo
• Duran Duran
• Eminem
• Eurythmics
• Judas Priest
• Fela Kuti
• MC5
• New York Dolls
• Dolly Parton
• Rage Against The Machine
• Lionel Richie
• Carly Simon
• A Tribe Called Quest
• Dionne Warwick

See also:

Judas Priest reverse decision to remove Andy Sneap from live lineup
Judas Priest to perform 50th anniversary tour as a quartet
Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner streams Instagram jam
Judas Priest announce rescheduled North American tour dates
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