R&B Hall of Fame Announces 2022 nominees

(December 5, 2021 - Detroit, MI)-Some of the biggest names in music have been nominated for the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2022. At a press conference on February 22, 2022, the six to eight nominees with the most votes will be selected for induction in the Hall as the class of 2022. 

Leading the 2021 class of 60 nominees are Berry Gordy, Jay-Z, New Edition, Mary J. Bilge, Dru Hill, Patti Labelle, Jermaine Dupri, Clive Davis and Xscape. 

The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Foundation has included over 200 Rhythm & Blues Legends since 2013, including James Brown, Prince, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Jackie Wilson, and Whitney Houston. This will be the 11th class to be enshrined into the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.

(December 5, 2021 - Detroit, MI)-Some of the biggest names in music have been nominated for the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2022. At a press conference on February 22, 2022, the six to eight nominees with the most votes will be selected for induction in the Hall as the class of 2022. 

Leading the 2021 class of 60 nominees are Berry Gordy, Jay-Z, New Edition, Mary J. Bilge, Dru Hill, Patti Labelle, Jermaine Dupri, Clive Davis and Xscape. 

The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Foundation has included over 200 Rhythm & Blues Legends since 2013, including James Brown, Prince, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Jackie Wilson, and Whitney Houston. This will be the 11th class to be enshrined into the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.

Fans can go to www.rbhofvote.com and vote for their favored artist or group to be inducted. Voting will run until February 15, 2022. 

2022 National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 60 Nominees

Jay-Z

New Edition

Berry Gordy

Jermaine Dupri

Gamble & Huff 

Hall & Oates 

Dru Hill 

Anthony Hamilton

Jae The Gospelkidd  

Gladys Knight 

Jerry Blavat 

Roberta Flack

Average White Band 

Blue Magic

Russell Thompkins   

En Vogue

Bel Biv DeVoe 

TLC

Sade

Babyface 

LL Cool J 

Lionel Richie 

Robert Brown 

Rick James 

Dee Dee Warwick 

Jodeci  

Janet Jackson 

Sean "Puffy" Combs 

Patti LaBelle

Master P 

WU-Tang Clan 

Luther "Skywalker" Campbell 

Mary J. Blige

Dr. Dre 

Run D.M.C. 

Toni Braxton 

Nas

Anita Baker 

Al Green 

Bone Thugs -N- Harmony  

Joe Simon 

Big Daddy Kane 

The Jones Girls 

The Baltimore Royal Theater 

Dee Dee Sharp  

Deniece Williams 

The Stubbs Girls 

Patti LaBelle and Blue Bluebells 

The Dells

George Benson 

Chaka Khan 

SWV

Xscape

Clive Davis 

Brook Benton

The Isley Brothers 

Peabo Bryson

Dick Clark 

James Gadson 

Jackson 5

 

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