R&B Hall of Fame Announces 2022 nominees

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    (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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