Last year’s inductees into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame included Gladys Knight & The Pips, James Brown, The Manhattans, Isaac Hayes, The Impressions, Carl Carlton and Freda Payne.
The nominees lined-up for the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2018 are:
Bobby “Blue” Bland
Gamble & Huff
Jerry Lee Lewis
Mary J. Blige
Nat King Cole
The 10 artists with the most votes will be announced in February (Black History Month) and the winners will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in June (Black Music Month).