Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to announce 2017 Inductees
on December 20
The Inductees will be announced on Tuesday, December 20 at 8am ET, by Rock & Roll
Hall of Fame Foundation CEO Joel Peresman.
The nominees for 2017 Induction are: Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode,
Electric Light Orchestra, J. Geils Band, Jane’s Addiction, Janet Jackson, Joan Baez,
Joe Tex, Journey, Kraftwerk, MC5, Pearl Jam, Steppenwolf, The Cars, The Zombies,
Tupac Shakur and Yes.
Fans can continue to officially cast their vote for the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Inductees at rockhall.com through Thursday, December 15, 2016. The top five artists,
as selected by the public, will comprise a ‘fans’ ballot’ that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2017 Inductees.
The 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch
Audio, will take place in April 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for the
third time. Ticket information will also be announced on December 20. The Ceremony
will once again have its television premiere on HBO, and a radio broadcast on SiriusXM.
Broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
All Inductees are ultimately represented in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland,
the nonprofit organization that tells the story of rock and roll’s global impact via special
exhibits, educational programs and its library and archives.
Klipsch Audio, a leading global speaker and headphone manufacturer, is a strategic
partner and presenting sponsor of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, its Induction Ceremony
events and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Main Stage. Klipsch’s renowned products
deliver the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience throughout the iconic
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