Back in January, the Georgetown Programming Board sent out an e-mail asking you to rank eight different artists it might be able to bring to campus for the Spring Kick-Off Concert. Now, Alexandra Kisielewski, the GPB Concert Chair, has compiled your votes and shared them with Vox.
Kisielewski explained that because GPB conducted the survey with a ranking system, they tallied the results to reflect how they were ordered overall. Since a first place vote had more weight than a fifth place vote, the highest-ranked artist may not have gotten the most votes for first place. Here are what the results were after that calculation:
- Lupe Fiasco – 23.1 percent
- Kid Cudi – 22.6 percent
- Third Eye Blind – 22.3 percent
- Arctic Monkeys – 16.6 percent
- SuperMashBros – 15.3 percent
But here’s how you marked your #1 pick for the Spring Concert:
- Third Eye Blind – 30 percent
- Kid Cudi – 28 percent
- Lupe Fiasco – 22 percent
- Arctic Monkeys – 11 percent
- SuperMashBros – 10 percent
It is unclear how many students voted. Flaming Lips, Talib Kweli, and Dirty Projectors were the three artists who didn’t crack the top five in either category. (Guess we couldn’t convince you that Flaming Lips is awesome).
“We’re hoping to begin advertising after Spring break and as soon as all of the contracting has been finalized we will be able to release the artist’s name,” Kisielewski wrote in an e-mail.