Top 10 Most Inappropriate Inductees of the Rock N Roll Hall of FameThis list includes the bands/artists that are in the rock n roll hall of fame, but are not rock or just don't deserve it.
The Top Ten
Madonna does not deserve to be in the Rock n Roll Hall of fame, for one, since she's not rock, and secondly, she's teen pop and does not have any meaning in her lyrics what so ever except love and partying.
The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame encompasses all genres of music. It probably should be renamed as the "Music Hall of Fame". Do you think that 50s soul and doo wop singers should be kicked out too? Everybody on this list deserves to be in the Hall of Fame due to their contributions to music as a whole. It should not be dependent on what "genre" you are. - phillysports
This list is very interesting. Yes, most of these people aren't rock. - Metal_Treasure
It makes me upset she's in the rnrhof, but several true and great rock musicians aren't and probably never will be.
Never made a rock album
Rap, not rock - InsertCleverName
Rock and roll hall of fame is now becoming the music hall of fame so everyone on this list still deserved to get inducted - venomouskillingmachine
This is nothing like rock.
N.W.A is Rap, not Rock, yet they're in The Rock n Roll hall of fame. Something is not right about that.
Aretha does not belong in the hall of fame for doing nothing for rock, and not being rock.
The most overrated female singer ever.
Stevie Wonder does not deserve to be in the rock n roll hall of fame, for not being rock, just like with #1. However, he's at least a better songwriter than Madonna, so he's lower.
It's a wonder... I wonder if Stevie wonders why he's there too. I like him but you're right, he doesn't quite belong in RnR HoF. I might push for me to become inductee too. I have as much right as he does. - Britgirl
Beat It is definitely a rock song. The guitar riffs were done by Eddie Van Halen.
Michael Jackson does not deserve to be in The Rock and Roll Hall of fame, because for the same reason for Stevie and Madonna, because he's just not Rock. The only thing that he ever did which was even close to rock was his collaboration with Eddie Van Halen. Even then that's just one song.
Michael Jackson never made rock music. He's also the King of Pop. How is he on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? - TheFourthWorld
Don't get me wrong I love ABBA, but they are only the greatest pop group ever, not rock. - SoldierOfFortune
Same as Jackson 5.
Yup, a hip hop band is there. But Iron Maiden aren't... Shame. - Metal_Treasure
The Jackson 5 are nothing but Funk, pop, and early disco. They have nothing to do with rock.
They deserve it to be in it... because they at least play rock music unlike Madonna or Michael Jackson (Even though I like Michael Jackson)
They had a HUGE impact on rock music.They deserve to be there,hate them or love them it doesn't matter. - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345
KISS does not deserve to be in the rock in roll hall of fame for not being talented and having really bad instrumentation and lyrics.
Kiss are glam metal which is a kind of rock - InsertCleverName
I like this band, but they are not worth being in the hall of fame. They, in my opinion, did not do anything good enough to be in there.
They're pop and overrated.
Why? - Userguy44
I honestly think the only reason she was even considered was because they needed a big name to draw in tickets for the ceremony. Her music style does not draw from rock at all. - Gg2000
I disagree with this - with all their mistakes, they are still an iconic metal band with some great albums.
"...lack of talent presented in Metallica's music"?! Oh... - Metal_Treasure
It's a bit exaggeration. Maybe they sold out, but they rocked back in their early days, and they were extremely important.
Metallica does not deserve to be in the rock n roll hall of fame for being sellouts, and for lack of talent presented in Metallica's music.
Even if they did "sellout" their "sellout" album still remains one of the largest classics in Metal. - SoldierOfFortune
If they disn't deserve to be in that stupid hall of fame then who does! No one help define rock music more than they did! Just dumb! - AliBab
Maybe overrated but very influential too. - Userguy44
I think they should be there although I think they are overrated - Metal_Treasure
Seriously? The Beatles is the most popular rock band of all time they deserve the RnR HoF
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