Orson Bean, who died in a car accident just two days before the ceremony, was also left out.
Three of the year’s most ubiquitous artists were shut out of the Grammys’ major categories.
The legendary metal act has been eligible for induction since 2005.
David Crosby countered by calling Nugent “a hack player” who “could not write a decent song if his life depended on it.”
“The worst would be if we did [get inducted] and then what? We’d have to fuckin’ show up and jam?”
David Lynch did, however, get nods for writing and directing, thank god.