Some of the biggest names in music have been nominated for the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Motown Records, Patti LaBelle, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Nat King Cole, Berry Gordy, Keith Sweat and Stephanie Mills are among the impressive list of nominees.
Ten artists with the most votes will be selected to join the Class of 2018. Winners will be announced in February, Black History Month. The first-ever televised ceremony will take place in June, Black Music Month.
In 2016, inductees included Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Manhattans, Freda Payne, James Brown, Isaac Hayes, Carl Carlton and The Impressions.
See the full list of Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame nominees below.
Apollo Theater, and New Editions
Bobby “Blue” Bland
Gamble & Huff
Jerry Lee Lewis
Mary J. Blige
Nat King Cole
(Source: Click On Detroit)