It’s not too late for you to have your say in who’s next for Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Voting is what makes things happen. This year’s ballot includes 16 artist acts, including Whitney Houston, Notorious BIG and Rufus featuring Chaka Khan.
Your vote, your voice. It’s 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. You can 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. 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 2020 inductees.
Fans will need to login with a Facebook account or email to vote. You can Login with Facebook, Sign in with Google, or Login with Amazon. Voting is capped at one ballot per day, and will be continuing through 11:59 p.m. EST on January 10, 2020. Fans can visit rockhall.com to cast votes for who they believe to be most deserving of induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Here’s how the voting was going at press time: (1) Dave Matthews Band = 786,759 Votes, (2) Pat Benatar = 707,525 Votes, (3) The Doobie Brothers = 632,075 Votes, (4) Soundgarden = 590,055 Votes, (5) Judas Priest = 542,216 Votes, (6) Whitney Houston = 484,466 Votes, (7) Depeche Mode = 462,662 Votes, (8) Thin Lizzy = 445,629 Votes, (9) Motörhead = 409,915 Votes, (10) Todd Rundgren = 354,283 Votes, (11) Nine Inch Nails = 322,037 Votes, (12) T. Rex = 291,307 Votes, (13) The Notorious B.I.G. = 230,021 Votes, (14) Kraftwerk = 135,700 Votes, (15) Rufus featuring Chaka Khan = 132,951 Votes, and (16) MC5 = 129,438 Votes, for a Total Vote count of: 6,657,039.
The 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, will be held at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio on May 2, 2020 and will be preceded by Induction Week with celebratory events and the opening of the 2020 Inductee exhibit.
To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. Ballots will be sent to an international voting body of more than 1,000 artists, historians and members of the music industry. Factors such as an artist’s musical influence on other artists, length and depth of career and the body of work, innovation and superiority in style and technique are taken into consideration.
Fans (like you) can cast their vote online, or in person at the Museum in Cleveland. Only votes from authorized emails will be counted. To authorize an email, head to vote.rockhall.com and enter your email address or Facebook, Amazon, and Google information.