The nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and for the third consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 9th, fans can vote right here for the nominees they'd like to see inducted. The top five acts will comprise a "fan's ballot" that will count as one of the more than 700 ballots that determine the Class of 2015.
As Rolling Stone first reported, nominees for the Hall's next class include Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A, the Smiths, Lou Reed, Sting, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, Chic, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Marvelettes, the Spinners, Stevie Ray Vaughan, War and Bill Withers.
In order to be eligible for this year’s ballot, artists or bands need to have released their first single or album in 1989 or earlier.