Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow among 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees
Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow Among 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees>> Read more trending newsWillie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliot and George Michael are among 14 nominees to be considered for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the foundation announced on Wednesday. Those up for induction include Sheryl Crow, George Michael, The White Stripes, Missy Elliott, Cyndi Lauper, Iron Maiden, Willie Nelson, Rage Against the Machine, A Tribe Called Quest, Warren Zevon, Soundgarden, The Spinners, Kate Bush and Joy Division/New Order. “This remarkable list of nominees reflects the diverse artists and music that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame honors and celebrates,” John Sykes, chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in a statement released Wednesday. Other first-time nominees include Crow, Lauper, Michael, Nelson, Zevon and Joy Division/New Order. The foundation will announce the date for the induction ceremony after the ballots are tallied.wftv.com
Time to vote: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announces 2022 list of nominees
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its list of nominees for 2022 that fans can now vote on. Vote daily at https://t.co/keewGnGnnD pic.twitter.com/zrI7GejV8v — Rock Hall (@rockhall) February 2, 2022The slate includes artists from various genres — not just rock — including heavy metal, pop, rap and country. Among the 17 nominees, seven are appearing for the first time, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame said in a news release. You can cast your vote for up to five nominees every day until April 29, by visiting the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s website. For more on each of the nominees, visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.wftv.com
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s nominated for Rock Hall
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The band made this years list of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There are two newly eligible acts in Jay-Z and Foo Fighters while artists nominated for the first time include Blige, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden, Warwick and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is already in the hall as a member of Nirvana. “This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates,” said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement Wednesday.
Crews battling California fires head to devastated areas
Nine people, including a 16-year-old boy, have been confirmed dead since lightning-caused fires that started weeks ago fused into a monster that largely destroyed Berry Creek, a tiny hamlet in the Sierra Nevada foothills northeast of San Francisco. Nearly 15,000 firefighters were battling 28 major wildfires across California, although 24 were sparked Thursday and quickly contained. The sheriff said the victims included Josiah Williams, 16, of Berry Creek, who apparently died while trying to flee the flames in a vehicle. In Berry Creek, most homes were reduced to smoldering piles of ash, twisted metal and blackened appliances, although some were unscathed. Kate Brown said Friday “dozens of people” are missing from the large wildfires that have burned across the state.
California fire that killed 3 threatens thousands of homes
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)OROVILLE, Calif. A Northern California wildfire threatened thousands of homes Thursday after winds whipped it into a monster that incinerated houses in a small mountain community and killed at least three people. The school is gone, the fire departments gone, the bars gone, the laundromats gone, the general stores gone, he told the Sacramento Bee, adding, Ill never go back." In Southern California, fires burned in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. The rest of the week looks a little more favorable.___Melley reported from Los Angeles. Associated Press writers John Antczak in Los Angeles and Olga R. Rodriguez in San Francisco contributed to this report.