The highest 5 nominees within the Rock Corridor fan vote are Duran Duran, Eminem, Pat Benatar, Eurythmics and Dolly Parton.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s notice: Video within the participant on the high of this story was initially printed in a earlier article because the 2022 Rock Corridor induction nominees had been first introduced on Feb. 2, 2022.
With only a few days left earlier than voting ends within the 2022 Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame induction fan poll, Duran Duran maintains their sturdy lead.
They’ve held the highest spot for greater than two months, pulling forward of Eminem early within the fan voting course of. The fan poll, which has now surpassed 5 million whole votes since opening on Feb. 2, closes on Friday, April 29 – so get your vote counted HERE.
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So the place does every of this 12 months’s 17 Rock Corridor induction nominees stand proper now? Right here’s a take a look at the fan vote rankings as of 5:35 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20:
- Duran Duran: 864,181 votes
- Eminem: 656,708 votes
- Pat Benatar: 570,603 votes
- Eurythmics: 400,653 votes
- Dolly Parton: 368,039 votes
- Judas Priest: 333,633 votes
- Carly Simon: 302,995 votes
- Lionel Richie: 278,577 votes
- DEVO: 203,027 votes
- Kate Bush: 192,261 votes
- Rage Towards The Machine: 176,785 votes
- Dionne Warwick: 169,986 votes
- A Tribe Referred to as Quest: 138,069 votes
- New York Dolls: 110,116 votes
- Beck: 91,923 votes
- MC5: 85,457 votes
- Fela Kuti: 64,784 votes
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For context, right here’s the place every of the 17 Rock Corridor nominees stood within the fan poll as of seven:15 a.m. on April 4:
- Duran Duran: 763,147 votes
- Eminem: 616,217 votes
- Pat Benatar: 489,780 votes
- Eurythmics: 343,406 votes
- Dolly Parton: 334,302 votes
- Judas Priest: 288,505 votes
- Carly Simon: 257,867 votes
- Lionel Richie: 245,566 votes
- DEVO: 173,733 votes
- Kate Bush: 170,091 votes
- Rage Towards The Machine: 158,646 votes
- Dionne Warwick: 148,153 votes
- A Tribe Referred to as Quest: 127,817 votes
- New York Dolls: 95,443 votes
- Beck: 81,288 votes
- MC5: 74,349 votes
- Fela Kuti: 58,209 votes
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The 5 artists with probably the most votes will comprise a “fan poll” that will likely be tallied with the opposite ballots when the 2022 inductees are introduced in Might. To be eligible for nomination, a person artist or band should have launched its first business recording at the very least 25 years previous to the 12 months of nomination.
“Nominee ballots are despatched to a world voting physique of greater than 1,000 artists, historian, and members of the music trade,” Rock Corridor officers clarify. “Components resembling an artist’s musical affect on different artists, size and depth of profession and the physique of labor, innovation and superiority in type and approach are considered.”
The 2022 Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony will happen this fall at a yet-to-be-announced location.
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Editor’s notice: Video within the participant above was initially printed in a earlier Rock Corridor story on Feb. 11, 2022.
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