• Robert Maybine

Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye lead 2020 R&B Hall of Fame nominees

(Detroit, Michigan - November 7, 2019) Some of the biggest names in music have been nominated for the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The ten (10) nominees with the most votes will be selected will be inducted. On March 2, 2020 a press conference will be held to announced the class of 2020 along with the hosting venues time and dates of all scheduled of events. Tickets will go on sale March 2, 2020 for the Hall of Fame Weekend.

Leading the 2020 class of nominees are Patti Labelle, Berry Gordy, Mary J. Blige, Clive Davis, Xscape and Janet Jackson.

The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame has included over 200 Rhythm & Blues Legends since 2013 from James Brown, Prince, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Jackie Wilson and Whitney Houston.

See the full list of 2020 National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Nominees below.

Patti LaBelle Berry Gordy The Subbs Girls The Independence Erma Franklin Jonny Bristol Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Marvin Gaye Holland Dozier Holland The Dells George Benson Jermaine Dupri Chaka Khan The Emotions SWV Xscape Dobie Gray Barry White Clive Davis Brook Benton The Isley Brothers Janet Jackson Jerry Lee Lewis Mary J. Blige Peabo Bryson O'Bryan Booker T & The MG's Al Green Dick Clark Soul Train Jackson 5 Howard Hewett Bobby “Blue” Bland