Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces class of 2015

Rock rules in Cleveland as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces the class of 2015.

According to Rolling Stone, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all be inducted into the Rock Hall.

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Other nominees, who were not selected by fans, included Nine Inch Nails, Sting and War.

Rock hall officials say to be eligible for nomination, an artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years ago, meaning they had to release their first single or album no later than 1989.

Green Day is in its first year of eligiblity.

The Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence will go to Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and the group the "5" Royales will get the Early Influence Award.

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