Where do things stand with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan voting?
Let’s be clear: The fan voting component of voting for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is barely a token gesture. Even though millions of people will participate, the collective exercise worth exactly one vote towards the winning artist. That one vote is thrown into the pool of the 900-ish insiders who determine who gets in.
Still (and despite you can vote more than once), it’s an interesting look at the musical zeitgeist. Here’s where fan voting stands as of this morning (February 21). If you want to vote, go here.
- Fela Kuti, 151,129
- Tina Turner, 132,662
- Foo Fighters, 98,658
- Iron Maiden, 86,599
- Carole King, 81,330
- Go-Go’s, 77,711
- Rage Against the Machine, 58,390
- Dionne Warwick, 58,171
- Chaka Khan, 55,574
- Devo, 54,365
- Todd Rundgren, 54,146
- Mary J. Blige, 45,701
- Jay-Z, 40,499
- LL Cool J, 39,298
- New York Dolls, 37,003
- Kate Bush, 36,052
3 thoughts on “Where do things stand with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan voting?”
How the eff is it possible that Kate Bush is lowest in the fan votes?
What’s the point of fan voting, if the collective votes are only one amidst the almost 1000 of those cast by “music insiders”?
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