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The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Gene Simmons of Kiss performs live on stage, for a one-off Independence Day show as a fundraiser for the Help for Heroes charity, at The Kentish Town Forum on July 4, 2012 in London, England. Kiss was just nominated to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Alternative rock band Nirvana, singers Linda Ronstadt and Cat

Stevens, and pop duo Hall and Oates led nominees for the Rock and Roll

Hall of Fame's 2014 class, the foundation that runs the music museum

said on Wednesday.(Reuters)