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Legendary Hip-Hop icon Eminem may finally have his greatness submitted in music history forever as he, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, A Tribe Called Quest and MC5, just to name a few, are among this year’s first-time nominees for the induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The 15 time Grammy award winning rapper, who will perform at this years Super Bowl Halftime Show alongside Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar, earned a nomination the first time he was eligible for the award. The induction ceremony for this year’s class will take place later this year in the fall, with the announcement of the class coming in May. John Sykes, head of the foundation that runs the Rock Hall, said in a press release on Wednesday that, “This year’s ballot recognizes a diverse group of incredible artists, each who has had a profound impact on the sound of youth culture.”

(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame )

According to Detroit Free Press, the inductees are selected via a committee of about 1,000 or more artists, historians, and other music professionals, with a public vote included as well. Along, with Eminem and many others, Detroit rock group MC5 has also been nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. If selected both Eminem and the MC5 would become the first Detroit performers in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since the Miracles were inducted in 2012. Detroit, help us congratulate two of Detroit’s very own on their nominations and what could potentially be their imprint on music immortality.