Rank the 2014 Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Nirvana has been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in its first year of eligibility. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc

In sports and in music, greatness is often a subjective quality, one that reflects our individual likes and dislikes. It's so much a part of each landscape that their respective halls of fame have long inspired arguments over who does and doesn't belong.

You may ask "How is Roger Maris not enshrined in Cooperstown?" or "When will Jim Plunkett finally be recognized in Canton?" We ask those questions, too, but we also want to know "How is it possible that Deep Purple is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?" Or "Explain to me how Chic has been nominated eight times and never been enshrined?"

Well, sports enthusiast who also loves music, here are two chances for you to be heard when it comes to honoring the greats. First, there's the Hall of Fame itself, which is allowing fans to vote for up to five of the 16 nominees for this year's class.

But why stop at five? Click here to rank all 16 nominees!