Joan Jett, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers Nominated to Rock Hall of Fame

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New members will be inducted on April 14 in Cleveland.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 nominees.

The Beastie Boys, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Donna Summer made the cut. Read the full list at the bottom of this story.

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To qualify, the act must have released its first single or album 25 years ago.

More than 500 voters will decide who land a place in the Cleveland exhibit. They'll be inducted on April 14.

Tickets go on sale this December. Check out for details.

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Abba, Aerosmith, Louis Armstrong, Clive Davis and Paul Simon are among those who have already earned their spots.

· Beastie Boys
· The Cure
· Donovan
· Eric B. & Rakim
· Guns 'N Roses
· Heart
· Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
· Freddie King
· Laura Nyro
· Red Hot Chili Peppers
· Rufus with Chaka Khan
· The Small Faces/The Faces
· The Spinners
· Donna Summer
· War