The rulers of rock 'n' roll have officially been recognized.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2014 today. Hall & Oates, Nirvana and Kiss are among the legendary performers that will be inducted this year.
Held at the Brooklyn Barclays Center in New York, the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 10, and, for the first time in NY, will be open to the public.
Additional performers being inducted into Rock Hall include Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens.
As for the night's other honors?
The Award for Musical Excellence will be given to Bruce Springsteen's the E Street Band, and late Beatles' manager Brian Epstein as well as the Rolling Stones' original manager, Andrew Loog Oldham, will both be recognized with the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers.
Artists are eligible for inclusion in Rock Hall 25 years after the release of their first recording. Nominees who failed to make the cut for 2014 include LL Cool J, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic Deep Purple and more.
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performer Inductees were chosen by over 700 voters from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. Fans were also invited to participate in the selection process by casting votes online. The top five artists will then be comprised in a "fan's ballot" and three of the five fan-chosen artists will later be inducted.
"This year's Hall of Fame Inductees really capture the passion of the fans," Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said in a statement. "We're thrilled to again be able to have the fans be a part of the show, especially as we bring the ceremony to Barclays Center."
Congrats to all the honorees!