Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Nina Simone are the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Gospel pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe was chosen for the early influence award. Bon Jovi also won the Rock & Roll Hall’s fan poll.
The 33rd induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Cleveland. Artists are eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first commercial recording.
The inductees were chosen by more than 900 votes among historians and members of the music industry, along with fan votes.
Nina Simone passed away in 2003. Sister Rosetta Tharpe passed away in 1973.