The list of nominees for the 2019 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall and of Fame features 15 rock, soul, and urban artists; six of whom are nominated for the first time.
and Todd Rundgren
are all on the ballot for the first time; while
LL Cool J
Rage Against the Machine
Rufus and Chaka Khan
and The Zombies
are making return visits to the list of nominees.
Again this year the fans can cast their votes for whom they would like to see in the Hall of Fame, but all of the fan votes will be pooled with the top five vote getters moving on as the fan vote when the selection committee makes their decisions on whom will comprise the newest class of inductees.
Fans are limited to one ballot per day and may cast their votes at rockhall.com or in person at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
An artist or band becomes eligible for nomination to the Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first record. The artist’s musical influence, longevity, technique and style, and body of work are all considered when determining who will become a member of the Hall of fame f Fame.
The newest class of inductees will be revealed in December with the official induction ceremony being held on March 29 at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York.
All photos courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame