Green Day, Nine Inch Nails Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ballot
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced the artists on the ballot for their 2015 induction ceremony, set to take place next year in Cleveland. This year’s rookies to the ballot include Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and the Smiths.
The full list of nominees include:
• The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
• Green Day
• Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
• The Marvelettes
• Nine Inch Nails
• Lou Reed
• The Smiths
• The Spinners
• Stevie Ray Vaughan
• Bill Withers
Lou Reed and Sting are both already Hall of Famers as part of their legendary bands the Velvet Underground, and the Police, respectively. If inducted, they’d join Michael Jackson, John Lennon, Curtis Mayfield and Jimmy Page as other two-time inductees. Only Eric Clapton has been inducted more than twice. He’s been voted in as a member of the Yardbirds, Cream and as a solo artist.