05:28 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 12/13/2004 09:30AM
ANNOUNCED: Irish rockers U2, R&B singers The O'Jays ("Love Train"), soul balladeer Percy Sledge ("When a Man Loves a Woman"), The Pretenders and blues guitarist Buddy Guy are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the foundation's 20th annual induction ceremony March 14, the organization announced Monday. Musicians, industry professionals and journalists vote on the nominations, which were announced in September. Artists are eligible to be inducted into the Rock Hall after at least 25 years have passed since their first record was released.
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