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Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Awarded for quality rock song performances by a duo or group with vocals
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 1980
Last awarded 2011
Official website

The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was awarded between 1980 and 2011.

The award was discontinued after the 2011 award season in a major overhaul of Grammy categories. From 2012, all solo or duo/group performances (including instrumental performance) in the rock category was shifted to the newly formed Best Rock Performance category.

U2 hold the record for most awards with a total of seven, followed by Aerosmith with a total of four.


  • Recipients 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Year Performing artist(s) Nationality Work Nominees Ref.
1980 Eagles  United States "Heartache Tonight"
1981 Seger, BobBob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band  United States Against the Wind [1]
1982 The Police  United Kingdom "Don't Stand So Close to Me" [2]
1983 Survivor  United States "Eye of the Tiger" [3]
1984 The Police  United Kingdom Synchronicity [4]
1985 Prince and the Revolution  United States Purple Rain [5]
1986 Dire Straits  United Kingdom "Money for Nothing" [6]
1987 Eurythmics  United Kingdom "Missionary Man" [7]
1988 U2  Ireland The Joshua Tree [8]
1989 U2  Ireland "Desire" [9]
1990 Traveling Wilburys  United Kingdom /  United States Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 [10]
1991 Aerosmith  United States "Janie's Got a Gun" [11]
1992 Raitt, BonnieBonnie Raitt and Delbert McClinton  United States "Good Man, Good Woman" [12]
1993 U2  Ireland Achtung Baby [13]
1994 Aerosmith  United States "Livin' on the Edge" [14]
1995 Aerosmith  United States "Crazy" [15]
1996 Blues Traveler  United States "Run-Around" [16]
1997 Dave Matthews Band  United States "So Much to Say" [17]
1998 The Wallflowers  United States "One Headlight" [18]
1999 Aerosmith  United States "Pink" [19]
2000 Everlast and Santana  Mexico
 United States
"Put Your Lights On" [20]
2001 U2  Ireland "Beautiful Day" [21]
2002 U2  Ireland "Elevation" [22]
2003 Coldplay  United Kingdom "In My Place" [23]
2004 Springsteen, BruceBruce Springsteen and Warren Zevon  United States "Disorder in the House" [24]
2005 U2  Ireland "Vertigo" [25]
2006 U2  Ireland "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" [26]
2007 Red Hot Chili Peppers  United States "Dani California" [27]
2008 The White Stripes  United States "Icky Thump" [28]
2009 Kings of Leon  United States "Sex on Fire" [29]
2010 Kings of Leon  United States "Use Somebody" [30]
2011 The Black Keys  United States "Tighten Up" [31]
  • ^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Grammy Awards held that year.

See also


  • "Grammy Award Winners". Note: User must select the "Rock" category as the genre under the search feature.  
  1. ^ "Here's complete list of the Grammy nominees".  
  2. ^ "Lennon, Jones lead Grammy nominations".  
  3. ^ "Toto Dominates Annual Grammy Nominations".  
  4. ^ "Complete List of the Nominees for 26th Annual Grammy Music Awards".  
  5. ^ "Here's a list of the main contenders".  
  6. ^ "British band, its leader top Grammy nominees".  
  7. ^ Hunt, Dennis (1987-01-09). "Grammy Nominations: Highs and Lows: Winwood, Gabriel and Simon Garner Most Nominations".  
  8. ^ McShane, Larry (January 15, 1988). "Irish rockers among Grammy nominees".  
  9. ^ "Chapman Gets 6 Grammy nominations, McFerrin 5".  
  10. ^ "Here's list of nominees from all 77 categories".  
  11. ^ "List of Grammy Award nominations".  
  12. ^ "Grammy Nomination 1992".  
  13. ^ "The 35th Grammy Awards Nominations". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). January 8, 1993. 
  14. ^ "General Categories". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). January 7, 1994. 
  15. ^ "The 37th Grammy Nominations". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). January 6, 1995. 
  16. ^ "List of Grammy nominees".  
  17. ^ "The Complete List of Nominees". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). January 8, 1997. 
  18. ^ "List of Grammy award nominations". CNN. January 6, 1998. 
  19. ^ "1999 Grammy Nominees".  
  20. ^ "42nd Annual Grammy Awards nominations". CNN. January 4, 2000. 
  21. ^ Boucher, Geoff (January 4, 2001). "Grammys Cast a Wider Net Than Usual". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). p. 5. 
  22. ^ "Complete list of Grammy nominations".  
  23. ^ "Complete list of Grammy nominees; ceremony set for Feb. 23".  
  24. ^ "Complete list of Grammy nominations". The Seattle Times (The Seattle Times Company). December 5, 2003. 
  25. ^ "Grammy Award nominees in top categories".  
  26. ^ "Complete list of Grammy Award nominations". USA Today (Gannett Company). December 8, 2006. 
  27. ^ Kaufman, Gil (December 7, 2006). "Mary J. Blige, Chili Peppers Top Grammy Nominations List".  
  28. ^ "2008 Grammy Award Winners and Nominees".  
  29. ^ "Complete List of Nominees for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards".  
  30. ^ Partridge, Kenneth (December 2, 2009). "Nominees for 2010 Grammy Awards Announced -- Full List".  
  31. ^ "Nominees And Winners –". National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 

External links

  • Official site of the Grammy Awards
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