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Michael Darling
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List Rules Only the fifteen musicial acts nominated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are eligible. You can't add anyone not already on the ballot.

Update: The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all join the class of 2015. This year's nominees included a diverse range of musicians, including rock, electronic, hip-hop, and R&B pioneers. Of the 2014 nominees, who do you think most deserved to get in? This is the complete list of nominees with a note under each musician who is going to be inducted. Do you think the right people were chosen? Vote for who you think should have been inducted among these nominees. 

This year's list includes alt rock icons like the Smiths, Nine Inch Nails, and Lou Reed, blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn, disco legends CHIC, West Coast rap innovators N.W.A., and German electronic music forefathers Kraftwerk, amongst others. Vote on who you think deserves to be in the Hall, and feel free to debate the potential inductees in the comments.

 
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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock - 2015 Inductee

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132 87
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word - 2015 Inductee

3
127 91
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock - 2015 Inductee

4
115 97
Sting is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Sting Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave

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130 128
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock - 2015 Inductee

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84 97
Nine Inch Nails is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Nine Inch Nails Dark ambient, Industrial metal, Electronic music

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81 93
The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
The Smiths Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

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71 80
The Spinners is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
The Spinners Smooth soul, Philadelphia soul, Pop music

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65 77
Bill Withers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Bill Withers Smooth soul, Pop music, Rhythm and blues - 2015 Inductee

10
59 79
War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
War Chicano rock, Ska, Rock music

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67 109
N.W.A is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
N.W.A Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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48 91
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Kraftwerk Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

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40 85
The Marvelettes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
The Marvelettes Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

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33 90
The Paul Butterfield Blues Ban... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Blues Rock, Chicago Blues, Blue-Eyed Soul - 2015 Inductee

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39 106
CHIC is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
CHIC Disco, Rock music, Reggae