Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Roll Call – Who’s Next?


Here is an overview of the annual inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – specifically in the performers category – along with the latest nominations for 2010.

rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-and-museum-lightsThe performers category is meant for the recording artists and bands that have “influence and significance to the development and perpetuation of rock and roll.” Artists become eligible for Rock Hall induction consideration in this particular category 25 years after their first recording was released. In order to be inducted, an artist must be nominated by a committee that selects anywhere from nine to a dozen candidates. Ballots are sent to 500 “rock experts” who then evaluate the candidates and vote on who should be inducted. The performers that receive the highest number of votes and more than 50 percent of the vote are inducted.

The latest crop of inductees (listed at the bottom of this post) are expected to be announced in December, and the winners will be recognized at the 25th annual Rock Hall induction ceremony scheduled for March 15 in New York City.

Since the Rock Hall was instituted back in 1986, here are the performers who have been inducted, with a year-by-year run down. As of the 2009 crop, there are now 164 members of this elite club.  Links are provided to obtain more information about each artist as well as their discography.

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HEY  -  CHECK  THIS  OUT! —–

Be sure to express your own opinion by voting in the  new POLL in the left column of this page (you may need to scroll down slightly to find it), and let me know who’d you think should be inducted into next years ROCK HALL OF FAME. I realize it’s very subjective (according to ones personal preferences) – But there’s no denying there are lots of deserving performers to choose from covering a wide genre range of music as well as time span. PLEASE VOTE for up to 5 choices or write in your own choice. This will stay open through the end of the year.

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ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

YEAR-BY-YEAR ROLL CALL

of PERFORMERS

Learn more about each Hall of Fame member by clicking on their name. Each link will take you to the Wikipedia entry about that particular music artist. All listings are in chronological order by year of entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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OFFICIAL 2010 NOMINEES

The 2010 nominees for the performers category were announced on September 23, 2009. Five inductees will be announced in January 2010, and will be inducted at a ceremony in New York on March 15.

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