(WIAT & AP) Who is the best artist? Who is your favorite? Who really makes you tap your feet?
It’s your vote, your voice.
Now is the time for you to support your favorite Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Nominees and help them reach the top 5 of the official Fan’s Ballot.
There are 16 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class.
The prestigious organization announced that Dave Matthews Band, Motorhead, Pat Benatar, Soundgarden, The Doobie Brothers, T.Rex and Thin Lizzy join musical icons Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G. as first-time Rock Hall nominees.
Nine Inch Nails, Judas Priest, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5 and Todd Rundgren round out the 16 nominees for the 2020 class.
The official inductees will be announced in January. But now is the time for you to select up to 5 Nominees daily and submit your vote.
Share your ballot, spread the word and rock the vote now until January 10, 2020.
Each year, between five and seven acts usually make it into the Rock Hall following a vote by 1,000 people, including performers, music historians and industry experts. Fans are able to vote online.
Acts are eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first commercial recording.
Whitney Houston has been eligible for nearly a decade: Her self-titled debut album was released in 1985. The six-time Grammy winner is one of the greatest singers of all-time, known for hits like “The Greatest Love of All,” ”I Will Always Love You” and “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.” She died in 2012.
Notorious B.I.G., born Christopher Wallace, released his debut album, “Ready to Die,” in 1994. He was shot to death in 1997, 16 days before the release of his sophomore album, “Life After Death.” His hits include anthems like “Juicy,” ?Big Poppa,” ?Stay With Me,” ?Hypnotize” and “Mo Money Mo Problems.”
The 35th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on May 2, 2020, at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cast your vote now here