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Abba, Genesis, Stooges for Hall Of Fame

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Abba, Genesis, Stooges for Hall Of Fame

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Abba, Genesis, The Stooges, Jimmy Cliff and The Hollies will be inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame next year.

The artists have been invited to the ceremony in New York on March 15 after being selected from a longlist featuring Kiss and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Billboard reports.

Producer David Geffen and songwriters Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell will receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers.

Of the possibility of a performance at the ceremony, Genesis keyboard player Tony Banks said: "Phil [Collins]'s got a few physical problems at the moment which means I don't think he'd be able to play.

"So... I don't really know what that means. We'll face that particular hurdle when we get to it."

Earlier this year, Collins said that he would never drum again due to a spinal injury.

The Stooges will play a number of live shows next year, but Abba have repeatedly denied reports of a full band reunion.

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