You can vote for your top five favourites now. At the time of writing, Jackson was well in the lead with 17.46% of the votes.

The Class Of 2015 includes Lou Reed, Green Day, and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts.

Check out the full shortlist below. Inductees into the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will be announced in December.

Cheap Trick 
Deep Purple 
The Cars 
Chaka Khan 
The J.B.'s 
Janet Jackson 
Los Lobos 
Steve Miller 
Nine Inch Nails 
The Smiths 
The Spinners