Entertainment Bon Jovi lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan vote

19:36  07 december  2017
19:36  07 december  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

Bon Jovi lead 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

  Bon Jovi lead 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Bon Jovi lead the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions along with The Cars, Dire Straits, Moody Blues and Nina Simone.Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, Moody Blues and Nina Simone are 2018's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

CLEVELAND, Ohio – More than two weeks into the annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote and Bon Jovi fans have kept the faith. As of Tuesday morning, the band was continuing its big lead in the polls with more than 360,000 votes .

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote : Can anyone catch Bon Jovi ? As of Tuesday morning, the band was continuing its big lead in the polls with more than 360,000 votes . The Moody Blues were in second, approaching 290,000 votes .

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Bon Jovi are in pole position to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after a fan ballot.

The 'You Give Love A Bad Name' hitmakers are amongst the potential inductees for next year's ceremony, with the official list of honourees set to be revealed next week.

The rockers - lead by frontman and namesake Jon Bon Jovi - lead the way with over one million votes, with Moody Blues following in second place with almost 950,000.

'Money For Nothing' rockers Dire Straits are ranked in third place with over 613,00 votes, while The Cars (552,000) and Judas Priest (538,000) round off the top five.

Bon Jovi and Nina Simone lead 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

  Bon Jovi and Nina Simone lead 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Bon Jovi and the late Nina Simone are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Livin' on a Prayer rockers and the R&B and jazz pioneer, who passed away in 2003, will join The Cars, Dire Straits and The Moody Blues as the honourees at the 33rd induction ceremony at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio on 14 April (18). Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan expressed his delight in receiving the honour after years of hard work in the band, who take their name from frontman Jon Bon Jovi. "It's a Christmas miracle," he told Rolling Stone. "(We were) guys living the dream, getting on a bus with no guarantees in any way, shape, or form or anything. It was, 'Let's go out and make this happen.' And we actually did." Bryan would also love former Bon Jovi members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such to join them to perform at their induction and stated, "The idea is that it's a celebration of what we were and what we are." Acts who were nominated but failed to make the final cut include Radiohead, Kate Bush, Depeche Mode, Rage Against the Machine, Judas Priest, Eurythmics, and LL Cool J. Moody Blues singer Justin Hayward is equally delighted his group has been chosen, gushing, "I'm extremely grateful to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for two things: For creating the supreme temple to something that has brought me endless joy since I was a little boy.

Fan Vote 2018. Recommended Playlist. Bon Jovi redefined the rock anthem by dominating arenas and captivating audiences with hooks that continue to define the decade.

The Class Of 2018 for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame will be announced in December, with The 33rd Annual Induction Ceremony taking place on April 14 at Cleveland's Public Hall . Among the 19 nominees that fans have been able to cast their vote for are Bon Jovi , Judas Priest

As confirmed on the Hall of Fame's official website, each of the five winners will receive an extra vote in the official ballot to determine who will be inducted next year.

It comes after Radiohead, who only made it to 12th place in the ballot, played down the honour and the impact it would have on the ground as a whole.

The indie band are one of a host of British acts to make the shortlist to potentially be recognised for their contribution to music and have their history immortalised at the Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, next year.

Other UK artists listed include Depeche Mode, Kate Bush, Eurythmics and Judas Priest.

But Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien admits he and his bandmates - frontman Thom Yorke, lead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, bassist Colin Greenwood and drummer Philip Selway - are not really bothered by the nod because to them it's just another awards ceremony.

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If it was left up to the fans , Bon Jovi would be a no brainer to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame . Bon Jovi is in first place in the fan voting , having received 248,000 votes through 10/16, according to northjersey.com, and that's over 50,00 more votes than the closest competitor

The fan vote for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame isn't enough to ensure an act's induction all by itself, but it's arguably the Looking up at Bon Jovi from second place are the Moody Blues, who've finally landed on the ballot after more than 25 years of eligibility. That has led me everywhere in my life."

He said recently: "It's in our DNA to be a little ambivalent with award ceremonies.

"As a British band, it's one of those things that it's very lovely to be nominated, but we don't quite culturally understand it. It's a very American thing. Us Brits are very bad at celebrating ourselves."

Clarifying that he means no disrespect to the organisers or other artists nominated, he added: "One of the things I've always loved about coming over to America is American bands you can always have a really good chat with and you could talk. With British bands, there was a lot of hostility. It's in our DNA to be a little ambivalent with award ceremonies. We haven't had great experiences. I would never want to disrespect anything because obviously some amazing artists have been nominated. But if I'm honest I don't understand it. It's just kind of a British person going, 'OK, thanks, what does this mean?'"

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The Modern Era Committee did not vote the two-time NL MVP into Cooperstown.ORLANDO — Back in January 2013, a two-time National League MVP expressed both gratitude and disappointment after garnering 18.6 percent support in his final year on National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. Dale Murphy’s Cooperstown push, bolstered by a campaign driven by his children, fell short five years ago — leaving his Hall of Fame status in the hands of his peers.

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