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Hit Parade Hall of Fame Counts on Fans
As of October 1, 2007, over 50,000 fans have cast their votes for their favorite recording artists from 1950 to 1975, many of the votes came from Europe. Each of the nominees are required to have at least two top ten hits, singles and/or album of any genre.
Voting began in late March 2007 upon the announcement of the new organization. According to the project’s creator, radio executive John Rook, the vote of fans will play a vital part of the nominating committee’s selection process for the induction later this year.
Recording stars continue to receive the support of fan clubs worldwide. Knowing their vote counts at the Hit Parade Hall of Fame, fans are rallying to support hit makers such as Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Pat Boone, Teresa Brewer, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond, Connie Francis, Johnny Mathis, Ricky Nelson, Patti Page, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Johnny Tillotson and Jackie Wilson. Their hits are as appreciated today as much as they were when first recorded years ago."
The voting of fans will guide the nominating committee in deciding who will be inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame
at years end.
Music fans are encouraged to suggest the names of future nominees at the Hit Parade Hall of Fame website with voting to begin anew at the start of the New Year.http://www.hitparadehalloffame.org
The Standing as of October 1st :
1. Elvis Presley
3. Frank Sinatra
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bobby Darin
6. Beach Boys
7. Ricky Nelson
8. Johnny Mathis
9. Tony Bennett
10. Neil Sedaka
11. Pat Boone
12. Paul Anka
13. Four Seasons
14. Johnny Cash
16. Nat “King” Cole
17. Bing Crosby
18. Aretha Franklin
19. Doris Day
20. Fats Domino
The Hit Parade Hall of Fame is the creation of veteran radio executive John Rook and music record executive Gil Bateman.
A “who’s who” of both the music and radio industries have nominated more than one hundred recording artists in that 25 year segment. Each of the artists are featured on the Hit Parade Hall of Fame web site accompanied by their biography, photo and a listing of their biggest hit recording. Fans can vote by going to the Hit Parade Hall of Fame website at http://www.hitparadehalloffame.org
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