Sinéad O’Connor, Cher, and Sade lead the pack in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations

This years Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees are killer, the late great Sinéad O’Connor, Cher, and Sade join Mariah Carey, and Mary J. Blige

The 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees have been unveiled, featuring an impressive lineup including the late great Sinéad O’Connor, Cher, and Sade.

Cher’s inclusion might raise eyebrows, considering her candid remarks last year stating she wouldn’t be part of the Hall of Fame even if they paid her a million dollars.

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Sharing her thoughts via an interview late last year:  “I’m not kidding you. I was about to say something else. I was about to say s——- you! You know what, I wouldn’t be in it now if they gave me a million dollars”

Nevertheless, whether she accepts the nod or not, her name joins an illustrious list of iconic female figures in the industry.

This year’s nominations bring together a legendary mix of names. Sinéad O’Connor, known for her powerful voice in hits like “Nothing Compares 2 U,” gets a nod that recognizes not just her musical legacy but also the impact she’s had on society.

Cher, famed for her ever-changing musical style and classics like “Believe” and “If I Could Turn Back Time,” is recognized not only as a pop icon but for her artistic evolution over the years.

Sade, known for their smooth sounds and hits like “Smooth Operator,” finally gets the recognition they deserve. The nomination goes beyond just musical skills, acknowledging the lasting influence of their genre-defying approach.

Mary J. Blige and Mariah Carey also pick up nominations, acknowledging not only their commercial success but also their impressive vocal talents and chart achievements.

The diverse lineup, including Lenny Kravitz, Oasis, Janes Addiction, and Ozzy Osbourne, creates a vibrant tapestry of voices and artistic journeys. Beyond individual accomplishments, the nominations highlight the collective impact these artists have had on the world of rock and roll.

As we await the final selections, these nominations serve as a friendly reminder of the lasting contributions these artists have made to the ever-evolving story of rock and roll.