WBER (90.5 FM)/Rochester Listeners Name Station's Top 90 Artists Of All Time
May 3, 2016 at 12:47 PM (PT)
MONROE BOCES#1 Alternative WBER (90.5 FM)/ROCHESTER, NY, listeners have voted on the station's Top 90 artists of all-time for a countdown fund-raiser, with THE CURE, BEASTIE BOYS, DEPECHE MODE, R.E.M. and ANI DiFRANCO making the Top 5.
WBER listeners were asked to choose their five favorite artists from a list of 500, which was culled from more than 2,500 artists the station has played in its 31-year history. The 16-hour countdown of the Top 90 generated $30,000 in donations.
The rest of the Top 20 was as follows: THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, THE SMITHS, NINE INCH NAILS, TORI AMOS, U2, RADIOHEAD, TALKING HEADS, GUSTER, DAVID BOWIE, MC LARS, BEN FOLDS FIVE, MOXY FRIIVOUS, THE B-52'S, NEW ORDER and WEEZER.
For the complete list, visit the station website here.