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Rocking night for Cleveland

Hollywood arrived in Cleveland Saturday night for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Fans lined up outside Public Hall to see some of music's biggest stars. 

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Artists like John Legend, Yoko Ono, Fall Out Boy and Green Day graced the red carpet. Some even offered hugs, pictures and autographs. 

The 2015 inductees included 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.

It was a great sight for Clevelanders as the city continues to place itself on the map. For those not lucky enough to have tickets, the ceremony was simulcast outside Public Hall. Also a giant screen was set up on the museum's Klipsch Audio main stage and several large screens throughout the museum. 

Jenn Kramer with Destination Cleveland says the Rock Hall Induction Ceremony and surrounding events were to bring in thousands of visitors and an estimated $15 million to the city.

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