nominees for this 2016’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have been announced in full and include artists ranging from The Smiths to Nine Inch Nails and N.W.A.

Comprised of everything from soul to hip-hop and heavy metal, The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame is a longstanding institution and one which every successful band one day hopes to gain entry to; viewing it as the ultimate stamp of approval from both your peers and the industry at large.

Having inducted greats such as Lou Reed, Bill Withers and Ringo Starr, you’d be forgiven for thinking that artists such as Chic, Yes, Deep Purple,  Steve Miller and Janet Jackson that feature on this year’s nominees list would’ve already been among its illustrious ranks.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Cheap Trick
Deep Purple
The Cars
Chaka Khan
The JB’s
Janet Jackson
Los Lobos
Steve Miller
Nine Inch Nails
The Smiths
The Spinners