Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Nominees Released

The list of the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees has been released. Here they are:

Beastie Boys
The Cure
Donovanric B. & Rakim
Guns ‘N Roses
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Freddie King
Laura Nyro
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rufus with Chaka Khan
The Small Faces/The Faces
The Spinners
Donna Summer

Five inductees will be chosen by votes for the April 14 ceremony in Cleveland.