Madonna and Beastie Boys get Hall of Fame nod

Madonna, Beastie Boys, Leonard Cohen and disco supergroup Chic are among the acts on the ballot for next year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction.

Madonna, Beastie Boys, Leonard Cohen and disco supergroup Chic are among the acts on the ballot for next year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction.

The quartet will join Glad All Over hitmakers The Dave Clark Five, Afrika Bambaataa, John Mellencamp, The Ventures and Donna Summer, among others, after they were announced as nominees on Thursday.

Five acts will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

Madonna and Beastie Boys are on the ballot on their first year of eligibility.

To be eligible for induction, nominees must have released their first single no later than 1982.

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