Tina Turner, Mary J Blige, Dionne Warwick and Chaka Khan Among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Nominees; HBO's T

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On Wednesday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced their 2021 class of nominees, and wow—what good taste it has.
Tina Turner attends the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018/2019 show on July 3, 2018, in Paris, France; Mary J. Blige attends the Casa Reale Fine Jewelry Launch on June 17, 2015, in New York City; Dionne Warwick attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles, California; Chaka Khan attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 09, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California. Photo : Pascal Le Segretain/Cindy Ord for Casa Reale/Jon Kopaloff/Frazer Harrison ( Getty Images )



Per Rolling Stone, the more than deserving heavy-hitters include Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J (again), Chaka Khan, Jay-Z, Fela Kuti, Dionne Warwick, Rage Against the Machine and Tina Turner. Other nominees include Foo Fighters, Iron Maiden, Kate Bush, Devo, Carole King, the New York Dolls, and Todd Rundgren. 2021 marks the first year that Jay-Z, Warwick, Kuti, Khan, and Turner are all eligible; should Turner be inducted, she'll be the second woman to join the Hall of Fame for a second time. (She and Ike Turner were previously entered in 1991; also worth noting is that Chaka Khan's former group Rufus was nominated in 2019, but not yet inducted.)

Speaking on the incredible group of nominees, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation Chairman John Sykes said in a statement:

"This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame…
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