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John Prine Nominated for 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

John Prine is among the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. The folk legend is a first time nominee for the honor.

The full list of nominees, which were announced on the morning of Oct. 9, includes Prine, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Devo, Janet Jackson, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, The Cure, Rufus & Chaka Khan and the Zombies.

Ballots will be sent to 1,000 artists, historians and music industry members who will vote to determine this year's inductees. Fans can also vote once per day at and in person at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Voting is open until Dec. 9

The 2019 inductees will be announced in December and inducted into the Hall of Fame during a March 29 ceremony in New York.

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Prine released his self-titled debut album in 1971. The country and folk legend is known for writing songs such as "Angel From Montgomery" and David Allan Coe's "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" with Steve Goodman.

This year, he released the critically acclaimed album The Tree of Forgiveness, which features collaborations with Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires.

Most recently, Prine released the music video for his song "Summer's End." The video shines a light on the opioid epidemic.

Prine took home the Artist of the Year honor at the 2018 Americana Music Awards.

Next year, the singer-songwriter will host the All the Best Fest, an all inclusive country music festival and vacation in the Dominican Republic. Prine will be joined by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Iris Dement, I'm With Her, Amanda Shires, Paul Thorn, Tyler Childers and Gretchen Peters. The festival runs from Nov. 11 through Nov. 15, 2019.

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