FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, LL Cool J arrives at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. The hall of fame announced its annual list of nominees Wednesday ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, LL Cool J arrives at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. The hall of fame announced its annual list of nominees Wednesday morning, Oct. 16, 2013, and half the field of 16 were first-time nominees, such as Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, The Replacements, and others. KISS, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Cat Stevens, Deep Purple and Chic, up for the eighth time since 2003, are among the repeat nominees. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) less 
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Wed, Oct 16, 2013 12:27 AM EDT