Previously Considered Artists

The artists listed below have been nominated (but not inducted) or have consistently received several votes in the Nominating Committee or have been discussed but have never been nominated (through the 2014 Inductions).

ArtistFirst EligibleNominations
Rage Against the Machine20171
Nine Inch Nails20142
De La Soul20130
Keith Richards20130
Living Colour20130
Boogie Down Productions20120
Jane's Addiction20121
Sinead O'Connor20120
Bobby Brown20110
Eric B. & Rakim20111
The Jayhawks20110
LL Cool J20094
Whitney Houston20090
The Smiths20082
Bad Brains20071
Janet Jackson20072
Sonic Youth20070
Depeche Mode20062
The Replacements20061
Afrika Bambaataa20051
Treacherous Three20050
The B-52's20040
Def Leppard20040
Iron Maiden20040
Lucinda Williams20040
Simple Minds20040
Sugarhill Gang20040
Black Flag20030
Chaka Khan20032
The Cure20031
Kate Bush20031
Los Lobos20031
The Neville Brothers20030
The Jam20020
Teddy Pendergrass20020
Peter Tosh20010
Grace Jones20000
Bad Company19990
The Commodores19990
The Gap Band19990
Judas Priest19991
Rufus with Chaka Khan19992
Ashford and Simpson19980
The Average White Band19980
Barry White19980
Doug Sahm19980
The Marshall Tucker Band19980
New York Dolls19981
Tina Turner19980
Chuck Brown19970
Roxy Music19970
Crazy Horse19960
The Doobie Brothers19960
Dr. Hook19960
Steve Winwood19961
Donny Hathaway19950
Emerson, Lake & Palmer19950
Gil Scott-Heron19950
Hot Tuna19950
The J. Geils Band19955
The J.B.'s19951
The Last Poets19950
Mick Jagger19950
Ry Cooder19950
Todd Rundgren19950
Blind Faith19940
Delaney and Bonnie19940
The Flying Burrito Brothers19940
Joe Cocker19940
Johnny Winter19940
The Meters19944
Nick Drake19940
Three Dog Night19940
Blood, Sweat & Tears19930
Iron Butterfly19930
Jethro Tull19930
The Sir Douglas Quintet19931
T. Rex19930
Big Brother & the Holding Company19920
Canned Heat19920
Country Joe & the Fish19920
Gram Parsons19923
Procol Harum19921
Ten Years After19920
The Blues Project19910
Captain Beefheart19910
Mitch Ryder19910
The Monkees19910
Tim Hardin19910
Tommy James & the Shondells19910
Boz Scaggs19900
Herman's Hermits19900
Joe Tex19905
Junior Walker & the All-Stars19900
Junior Wells19900
The Shangri-Las19900
Sonny & Cher19900
The Spencer Davis Group19900
The Turtles19900
The Zombies19893
Billy Preston19880
The Crystals19880
Lesley Gore19880
Manfred Mann19880
Rufus Thomas19880
Blues Incorporated19870
Dick Dale19870
Ben E. King19863
Judy Collins19860
Lee Dorsey19860
The Marvelettes19862
Mary Wells19862
Slim Harpo19860
The Spinners19863
Chubby Checker19850
Cliff Richard & the Shadows19850
Johnny Hallyday19850
Brook Benton19840
Carole King19841
Conway Twitty19841
Freddy Cannon19840
Huey “Piano” Smith and the Clowns19840
Neil Sedaka19840
The Big Bopper19830
The Chantels19832
Junior Parker19830
Link Wray19832
Paul Anka19830
George Jones19820
Patsy Cline19820
The Five Satins19810
Johnny Burnette and the Rock N Roll Trio19810
Otis Rush19810
Jack Scott19800
Johnny Ace19802
Pat Boone19800
Billy Ward & The Dominoes19790
Lee Andrews & the Hearts19790
The Harptones19780
Chuck Willis19766
The Five Keys19760
Esther Phillips19752
Ivory Joe Hunter19700