Donna Summer up for Rock Hall honor

Oct. 4, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The late U.S. disco queen Donna Summer has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said Thursday.

The 2013 nominees list also includes The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Albert King, Kraftwerk, The Marvelettes, The Meters, Randy Newman, N.W.A, Procol Harum, Public Enemy and Rush.

More than 600 Rock Hall voters will whittle the number of music acts down to a short list and the winners will be honored at the 28th annual Rock Hall induction ceremony in Los Angeles April 18.

Acts are eligible for Rock Hall induction 25 years after the release of their first recording, album or single.

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