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Hip-Hop pioneer, LL Cool J is among the elite being honored at the inductee ceremony for the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame.

LL Cool J, who has been nominated for the second year in a row previously lost last year as an official inductee.

The inductees will be announced in December, and the 26th annual induction ceremony will be held on March 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan.

Artists become eligible for nomination 25 years after the release of their first single or album, and the awards are voted on by more than 500 music professionals.

Other honorees who are nominated as inductees in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame include the  Beastie Boys, Kiss, Donna Summer and Neil Diamond.

Congratulations to the G.O.A.T.