Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015 - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Ringo Starr, 2015 Rock Hall inductee. (Source: rockhall.com) Ringo Starr, 2015 Rock Hall inductee. (Source: rockhall.com)

 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced for 2015.

The group includes Ringo Starr, The "5" Royales, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble and Bill Withers.

To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination.

All inductees are ultimately represented in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the nonprofit organization that tells the story of rock and roll's global impact via special exhibits, educational programs and its library and archives.

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