Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

2014 Life Time Achievement
Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker

2014 Inductee - A Living Legend
Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

2016 Inductee - Entertainment Pioneer
Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick

2016 Inductee - Singer Song Writer
Martha Reeves

Martha Reeves

2015 - Motown Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
William Heart

William Heart

2014 - The Delfonics
Michael Calhone

Michael Calhone

2013 Inductee - The Dazz Band
Donnie Simpson and Dennis Edwards

Donnie Simpson and Dennis Edwards

Donnie 2015 Inductee - Radio/TV - Dennis 2015 Inductee - The Temptations
The Bar Kays

The Bar Kays

2015 Inductees - Band
Melba Moore

Melba Moore

2015 Inductee - Singer - Actress - Song Writer
Ohio Players

Ohio Players

2013 Inductees - Band
Bubby Knight

Bubby Knight

2016 Inductee - Gladys Knight and the Pips
The Whispers

The Whispers

2014 Inductees - Singing Group
Undisputed Truth

Undisputed Truth

2014 Inductees - Singing Group

 

 

 

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THE NATIONAL RHYTHM AND BLUES HALL OF FAME

No other American music genre has had the universal appeal and global impact as Rhythm & Blues. Despite its enormous influence, there is no one place that tells the comprehensive story of this uniquely American music. The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame will celebrate Rhythm & Blues and related genres artist, plus Business and Political individuals, that have made major contributions to the world's music industry.

       
                 

Induction Process

The National Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame are committed to maintaining a fair non-discriminatory selection process of individuals nominated and selected to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The nominees are selected by a panel of industry leaders and are chosen for induction by an approved process of the Hall of Fame founders and leaders.

We understand that there are many individuals that are well deserving of the honor and recognition, and we hear from our many fans on who we should induct. Understand that there is a process and there are 100’s of potential industry greats that we will induct, so all we request is that you keep supporting us.


JAMES BROWN THE SPIRIT OF FUNK

The National R&B Hall of Fame was added to the James Browm Mural located in

Augusta, Georgia.
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