VOTE! Round 4 - Groups C & D

It's Time for the Elite Eight!

Voting is open for the C & D Groups! Below, you'll be able to vote for each of the matchups. You'll also find detailed information about each artist's 80s music, so if you need your memory jogged on these artists, we've given you summaries of their 80s accomplishments, and a YouTube video to boot. 

(1) Bon Jovi vs. (6) U2

Bon Jovi

Take some arena rock, add a bit of pop metal, throw in some glam, and you get a Jersey band that made their own genre. And Slippery When Wet has sold 28 million copies worldwide!

The 80s albums:
Bon Jovi - Platinum
7800 degrees Fahrenheit - Platinum
Slippery When Wet - 12x Platinum
New Jersey - 7x Platinum

The 80s singles: “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Runaway,” “You Give Love a Bad Name,” “Bad Medicine,” “I’ll Be There for You,” “Lay Your Hands on Me,” and more.


The Irish boys that changed the entire direction of rock music. And Bono’s unplanned walkabout during “Bad” at Live Aid was a seminal moment for a generation. 

The 80s albums:
Boy - Platinum
October - Platinum
War - 4x Platinum
Under a Blood Red Sky - 3x Platinum
The Unforgettable Fire - 3x Platinum
The Joshua Tree - Diamond
Rattle and Hum - 5x Platinum

The 80s singles:  ”With or Without You,” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “Gloria,” “Where the Streets Have No Name,” “Desire,” “In God’s Country,” “All I Want is You,” “Angel of Harlem,” New Year’s Day,” “I Will Follow,” and more.

(1) Prince vs. (6) Journey


The case for Prince: If you have to ask, maybe you’re not qualified to vote.

The 80s albums:
Dirty Mind  - Gold
Controversy - Platinum
1999 - 4x Platinum
Purple Rain - Diamond (13x Platinum)
Around the World in a Day - 2x Platinum
Parade (Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon) - Platinum
Sign ‘O’ the Times - Platinum
Lovesexy - Gold
Batman - 2x Platinum

The 80s singles:  “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry,” “Purple Rain,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Raspberry Beret,” “Kiss,” “Delirious,” and many more. And don’t forget the singles Prince gave to others, like “Manic Monday,” “When You Were Mine,” and “Nothing Compares 2 U,” and more.


Steve Perry. Neal Schon. Enough said. Maybe you’ve heard “Don’t Stop Believin’?” 

The 80s albums:
Departure - 3x Platinum
Dream After Dream
Captured - 2x Platinum
Escape - 9x Platinum
Frontiers - 6x Platinum
Raised on Radio - 2x Platinum

The 80s singles: “Any Way You Want It,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Open Arms,” “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart),” “Faithfully,” “Send Her My Love,” “Be Good to Yourself,” and more.


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