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The Cure vocalist and guitarist Robert Smith performs at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 12 August 2007.

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The Cure, Radiohead, Def Leppard to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

by Paul Cashmere on December 14, 2018

in News,Noise Pro

The next round of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers has been revealed with The Cure, Radiohead and Def Leppard to be inducted alongside Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson, Roxy Music and The Zombies.

The criteria for induction is for each artist to have contributed ongoing musical excellence for over 25 years.

Nominees that did not make the induction list included Devo, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, John prince, Rage Against the Machine, Rufus and Todd Rundgren.

Def Leppard was by far the favourite for 2019 gathering up 547,647 fan votes (or 17% of the vote).

The biggest fan vote tally not to be included was Todd Rundgren, who with 365,370 votes was the third most popular nominee. However, the final tally is made up of 50% fan votes and 50% industry votes.

The inductions for the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will take place at Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York on March 29.

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