Madonna is set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 'Hung Up' singer has been nominated alongside John Mellencamp, the Beastie Boys, Donna Summer, Chic, Afrika Bambaataa, Leonard Cohen, The Dave Clark Five and The Ventures.
Over 500 musicians, industry professionals and journalists will vote for which of the nine nominees they would like to see in the hall of fame.
The five acts who receive the most votes will be inducted in a ceremony at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel next March.
Madonna's nomination has attracted criticism because some music industry insiders do not consider her a rock and roll star. ( FF )