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Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015
Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015

Velvet Underground founding member Lou Reed, punk-pop band Green Day, industrial dance-rock group Nine Inch Nails and ‘80s Brit-pop group the Smiths are among the 15 pop music acts that appear on the final nominees ballot for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2015. They’re joined by Sting, who is already a Rock Hall member as frontman of the Police, along with such repeat nominees as the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, disco group Chic, hard-rocking Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, influential German electronic group Kraftwerk and Compton rap collective N.W.A. This year’s nominee list is rounded out by the Motown R&B vocal groups Marvelettes and the Spinners, Texas blues...

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