CLEVELAND (KEVN TV) - Nineteen artists make up the 2018 induction ballot for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
Of the 19, nine are appearing on the ballot for the first time and two of those groups are newly eligible this year, according to the hall of fame.
Bon Jovi – nominated twice
Kate Bush – first nomination
The Cars – nominated three times
Depeche Mode – nominated twice
Dire Straits – first nomination
Eurythmics – first nomination
The J. Geils Band – nominated five times
Judas Priest – first nomination
LL Cool J – nominated four times
MC5 – nominated three times
The Meters – nominated four times
The Moody Blues – first nomination
Radiohead – first nomination
Rage Against the Machine – first nomination
Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan – second nomination
Nina Simone – first nomination
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – first nomination
Link Wray – second nomination
The Zombies – third nomination
Now through Dec. 5, music fans can cast votes for their favorite nominees.
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 2018 inductees.
Fans will need to login with a Facebook account or email to vote. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.
Check out nominee bios to learn more about each artist represented on this year's ballot or cast your own vote in the Fan's Vote.