The Wait is Over for Bon Jovi

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Bon Jovi, The Cars, more as 2018 inductees

Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, Moody Blues and Nina Simone will be this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the museum announced Wednesday morning. The godmother of rock and roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, will also receive the Early Influence Award.

Four of the inductees - Simone, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Tharpe - were on the ballot for the first time.

Shut out altogether are first-time nominees Radiohead, Kate Bush, Depeche Mode, Eurythmics, Rage Against the Machine and Judas Priest (whose lead singer, Rob Halford, has a condo overlooking Balboa Park) in San Diego.

"Hey everybody, just wanted to say hi, wish you all a happy holiday and, oh yeah, by the way, thank you", Jon said in a video message posted on Instagram, as Bon Jovi's 1986 hit "Wanted Dead or Alive" is played in the background.

"Wenner used to run the Hall of Fame, but he's lost his clout", one insider said. An edited version will be broadcast on HBO and SiriusXM radio in spring 2018.

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Bon Jovi also spoke about the band's former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such reuniting with the group for the occasion. Bay Shore native LL Cool J, who received a Kennedy Center Honor earlier this month, was also nominated, but not selected.

Find out more through the official Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame website.

Artists and bands become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first commercial single or album.

The voting process was open to 1,000 artists and other music industry figures, while the fan poll was open to the general public online.

Jann Wenner's loss is Bon Jovi's gain.

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