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The 17 Biggest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Snubs

Cheap Trick and Deep Purple finally made it, who should be next?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its inductees Thursday, adding Steve Miller, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, and N.W.A. But it has been accused of snubbing some artists for years, which is often the subject of heated debate and controversy. Check out some of most notable Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs.

  • Devo

    Devo
    Ebet Roberts—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 12

  • Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi
    Paul Natkin—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 6

  • The Monkees

    The Monkees
    Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 24

  • Kate Bush

    Kate Bush
    Angelo Deligio—Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 12

  • Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk
    Koh Hasebe—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 20

     

  • The Cars

    The Cars
    Chris Walter—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 12

  • Motörhead

    Motorhead
    Estate Of Keith Morris/Redferns Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 13

  • Willie Nelson

    Willie Nelson
    CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 28

  • Yes

    Yes
    Michael Putland—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 21

  • The Doobie Brothers

    The Doobie Brothers
    Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 19

  • Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston
    20th Century Fox/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 5

     

     

  • Judas Priest

    Judas Priest
    Paul Natkin—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 16

  • Slayer

    Slayer
    Chris Walter—Getty Images Slayer

    Number of Years Eligible: 7

  • The Smiths

    The Smiths
    Brian Rasic—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 6

  • Dick Dale

    Dick Dale
    Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 28

  • Journey

    Journey
    Chris Walter—Getty Images Journey

    Number of Years Eligible: 15

  • Pixies

    Pixies
    Clayton Call—Getty Images

    Number of Years Eligible: 2

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