Janelle Monáe to induct Janet Jackson into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Janelle Monáe will present Janet Jackson’s induction into the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

According to HBO, the rest of the presenters for the night include Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails presenting for The Cure; Brian May of Queen presenting for Def Leppard; Harry Styles presenting for Stevie Nicks; David Byrne presenting for Radiohead; John Taylor and Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran presenting for Roxy Music and Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles presenting for The Zombies.

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Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its new class of nominees on Tuesday, which includes Janet Jackson. This marks Jackson’s third nomination for the prestigious recognition. She was also nominated in 2016 and 2017.

The rest of the nominees include Def Leppard, Devo, John Prine, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, The Zombies and Todd Rundgren.

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