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