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Leonard Cohen And Beastie Boys Up For US Hall Of Fame

Leonard Cohen And Beastie Boys Up For US Hall Of Fame

[b]Leonard Cohen[/b] and [b]The Beastie Boys[/b] are among the artists nominated for entry into the [b]US Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame[/b] this year.

[b]Madonna[/b], [b]Chic[/b] and [b]John Mellencamp[/b] are also among the nominees, of which five will be chosen by over 600 music experts.

Artists are eligible for entry 25 years after their first recording. Musicians who entered the [b]Hall Of Fame[/b] last year were [b]REM[/b], [b]Grandmaster Flash[/b], [b]Van Halen[/b], [b]The Ronettes[/b] and [b]Patti Smith[/b].

The nominees include:[b]

Leonard Cohen
The Beastie Boys
Donna Summer
Madonna
John Mellencamp
Chic
The Dave Clark Five
Afrika Bambaataa
The Ventures[/b]

The ceremony takes place in New York on March 10, 2008.


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