Janet Jackson, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, More Among Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019

Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, the Cure, Roxy Music, and the Zombies have all bagged a place in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame; the induction ceremony will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on March 29.

Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren, Rage Against the Machine, Rufus & Chaka Khan, MC5, LL Cool J, John Prine, and Devo lost out on the honour, despite being nominated, Rolling Stone reported. Artists are eligible for the induction 25 years after the release of their first album or single.

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Nicks said in a statement: “I have a lot to say about this but I will save those words for later. For now I will just say, I have been in a band since 1968. To be recognized for my solo work makes me take a deep breath and smile. It’s a glorious feeling.”

Jackson added: “Thank you Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I am truly honoured and I am happy to be in there with my brothers.”

Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott continued: “Now we can stop holding our breath. How wonderful to be in the same club as the Rolling Stones and the Beatles and the Who and Queen. It’s a nice badge of honour.”

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The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone shared: “You do start to doubt that it could happen. I’ve tried to be fairly philosophical about it and tell myself that if we don’t get inducted, it’s just a bit of fun. Don’t take it too seriously. But of course when you’re actually inducted, everything changes. You think, This is a career-defining [and] life-defining moment.

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