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Oct 04 2012

News: THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME 2013 INDUCTEES – Fans Can Now VOTE

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Music lovers – now you can vote for who you’d like to see inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! So don’t squander this most phenomenal opportunity! As a lover of music of many genres, this is a fantastic thing happening here. I’ll be casting my vote; will you?

In a press release today:

THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION

ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 2013 INDUCTION

 For The First Time, Fans Can Officially Cast Their Vote For 2013 Inductees

 

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 — The nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 are:

 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Chic

Deep Purple

Heart

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Albert King

Kraftwerk

The Marvelettes

The Meters

Randy Newman

N.W.A

Procol Harum

Public Enemy

Rush

Donna Summer

             

“The definition of ‘rock and roll’ means different things to different people, but as broad as the classifications may be, they all share a common love of the music,” commented Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “This year we again proudly put forth a fantastic array of groups and artists that span the entire genre that is ‘rock and roll’.”

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 2013 nominees had to release their first recording no later than 1987.

Ballots will be sent to an international voting body of more than 600 artists, historians and members of the music industry.

For the first time in its history, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will offer fans the opportunity to officially participate in the induction selection process. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 4 and continuing through Wednesday, Dec. 5, the public can visit rockhall.com, hbo.com, CNN.com and rollingstone.com to cast votes for who they believe to be most deserving of induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The top five artists, as selected by the public, will comprise a “fans’ ballot” that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2013 inductees.

All inductees are ultimately represented in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the nonprofit organization that exists to educate its audiences on the global impact of the rock and roll art form via the museum, as well as its education programs and library and archives.

The 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held in Los Angeles at the NokiaTheatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The show will be presented on HBO at a later date.

Source: ©2012 Home Box Office, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Judy Manning

Dream chaser extraordinaire! Judy is sarcastic and goofy! She is an avid admirer of all things supernatural, paranormal, and mystical. (She finally came around to zombies, but NO clowns...she loathes clowns). She loves to read and write, watches way too much TV, and enjoys many genres of film. She's enjoys music of the Trance/Electronica variety (and let's be honest most music from the 80s). She also has a wicked sweet tooth. Cupcakes beware.
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Judy Manning

Dream chaser extraordinaire! Judy is sarcastic and goofy! She is an avid admirer of all things supernatural, paranormal, and mystical. (She finally came around to zombies, but NO clowns...she loathes clowns). She loves to read and write, watches way too much TV, and enjoys many genres of film. She's enjoys music of the Trance/Electronica variety (and let's be honest most music from the 80s). She also has a wicked sweet tooth. Cupcakes beware.

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