Vote Now Thru Dec. 9 For Rock Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/20/2014) [MUSIC] – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is again giving fans the opportunity to participate in the induction selection process now through December 9, 2014. Music lovers can visit www.rockhall.com to cast votes for whom they believe to be most deserving of induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Nominees for the 2015 Inductee group, include: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Green Day, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, The Marvelettes, N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails, Lou Reed, The Smiths, The Spinners, Sting, Stevie Ray Vaughan, War, and Bill Withers. (See the bottom of this page for photos of all Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Inductee candidates.)

Vote for your choice at http://rockhall.com/voting/2015-rock-hall-nominees-fan-vote/ . You can only vote for 5 of the 15 nominees. After you finish selecting your choices, you must click on “Place Your Vote” at the bottom of the internet RockHall.com website page. When you do, you will be asked for your email address. After you fill in your email address, you will see the results of the Fan Vote, so far.

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

The nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 are:

  • The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
  • Chic
  • Green Day
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • Kraftwerk
  • The Marvelettes
  • N.W.A.
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Lou Reed
  • The Smiths
  • The Spinners
  • Sting
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • War
  •  Bill Withers

– See more at: http://rockhall.com/pressroom/announcements/the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-2015-nominees/#sthash.Rnhua7EI.dpuf

The top five artists selected by the public, will comprise a “fans’ ballot” that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2015 inductees.

To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. The 2015 nominees had to release their first recording no later than 1989.

Ballots will be sent to an international voting body of more than 700 artists, historians and members of the music industry.

– See more at: http://rockhall.com/pressroom/announcements/the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-2015-nominees/#sthash.Rnhua7EI.dpuf

“We are pleased to present this group of nominees, as they represent the myriad places where rock and roll converges with blues, electronic, dance, Motown, R&B, funk and other genres,” said Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “Rock and roll incorporates the styles of so many different kinds of music and that’s what makes this group of nominees – and this art form – so powerful and unique.” – See more at: http://rockhall.com/pressroom/announcements/the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-2015-nominees/#sthash.Rnhua7EI.dpuf

All inductees are ultimately represented in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the nonprofit organization that tells the story of rock and roll’s global impact via special exhibits, educational programs and its Library and Archives.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Cleveland, Ohio, USA

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio will be held on April 18, 2015, in Cleveland, the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Public ticket sale information will be announced at a later date.

Klipsch Audio, a leading global speaker and headphone manufacturer, has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that solidifies the brand as the first ever presenting sponsor of Induction Ceremony events and the Rock Hall’s Main Stage. Klipsch’s renowned products will also fulfill all audio needs within the iconic museum.

If you’re interested in hearing songs by the music artists nominated to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they’re in the streamed mix at GreatGold.fm, the home of The Best Oldies on The Internet, 24/7.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Inductee Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s mission is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. The institution carries out its mission by giving voice to the stories of the people, artifacts and events that shaped rock and roll — through Museum exhibits, materials in the Museum’s Library and Archives, traveling exhibitions, and a wide array of innovative educational programs and activities. The 150,000 square-foot Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cleveland’s rapidly developing North Coast Harbor, is home to major artifact collections, four state-of-the-art theaters, and year-round educational and concert programming. – See more at: http://rockhall.com/pressroom/announcements/the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-2015-nominees/#sthash.Rnhua7EI.dpuf

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