Janet Jackson will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 29, 18 years after her brother Michael was honored and 22 years after her five oldest brothers — Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael, aka The Jackson 5 — were inducted.
Janet and her brothers are just the second sets of siblings to be separately induced into the Hall. Industry titans Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun were also inducted separately.
Also of note: Of the nine children born to Joe and Katherine Jackson, six are now in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This ties the Isley Brothers‘ record for most siblings to be inducted.
Another pair of siblings, Colin and Jonny Greenwood, will also be saluted this year as Radiohead is inducted.
Here are 25 sets of siblings who have been inducted into the Hall over the years. They are listed in chronological order of their induction. Within each entry, the siblings are listed oldest first.
Don and Phil Everly (The Everly Brothers, 1986).
Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun (Ahmet was honored in 1987; Nesuhi in 1991. Both were cited as non-performers. That award was renamed in Ahmet Ertegun’s honor in 2008).
Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson (The Beach Boys, 1988).
Ray and Dave Davies (The Kinks, 1990).
Eddie and Brian Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland, 1990). These songwriting sibs (along with Lamont Dozier) were honored as non-performers.
Arthur and Richard Brooks (The Impressions, 1991).
O’Kelly, Rudolph, Ronald, Vernon, Ernie and Marvin Isley (The Isley Brothers, 1992).
Tom and John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1993).
Sly, Rosie and Freddie Stone (Sly & the Family Stone, 1993).
Duane and Gregg Allman (The Allman Brothers Band, 1995).
Martha and Lois Reeves (Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, 1995).
Merald “Bubba” and Gladys Knight (Gladys Knight & the Pips, 1996).
Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb (Bee Gees, 1997). Robin and Maurice were fraternal twins. Robin was 35 minutes older.
Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson (The Jackson 5, 1997; Michael Jackson, 2001; Janet Jackson, 2019).
Cleotha, Pervis, Yvonne and Mavis Staples (The Staple Singers, 1999)
Maurice, Verdine and Fred White (Earth, Wind & Fire, 2000).
Malcolm and Angus Young (AC/DC, 2003).
Nathaniel (The Kidd Creole) and Melvin (Melle Mel) Glover (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, 2007)
Alex and Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen, 2007).
Estelle and Veronica Bennett (The Ronettes, 2007). You may know Veronica better as Ronnie Spector.
Ron and Scott Asheton (The Stooges, 2010).
Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart, 2013).
John L. and Eugene Tanner (The “5” Royales, 2015). This group was honored as an early influence.
Mark and David Knopfler (Dire Straits, 2018).
Colin and Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead, 2019).