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Arctic Monkeys


Arctic Monkeys





66th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Alternative Music Album

The Car

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Through the 66th GRAMMY Awards

"Every time you write a song, you're looking for some sort of perfection, and you never quite reach it. You're always looking for that extra missing piece." — Alex Turner

  • Band members: Jamie Cook, Matt Helders, Nick O'Malley, Alex Turner
  • Formed 2002 in Sheffield, England
  • The band's 2007 album, Favourite Worst Nightmare, became their first to break inside the Top 10 on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. 7.
  • Arctic Monkeys received their first career GRAMMY nominations for 2006 for Best Alternative Music Album (Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not) and Best Rock Instrumental Performance ("Chun Li's Flying Bird Kick").
  • Guitarist Jamie Cook once returned to his day job as a bathroom tiling contractor after a sold-out tour.
  • Arctic Monkeys contributed a personalized elephant sculpture designed after the cover of their 2013 studio album, AM, to help raise funds for the Children's Hospital Charity in conjunction with the Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Arctic Monkeys


Best Alternative Music Album

The Car

Best Alternative Music Performance

Body Paint

Best Rock Performance

Sculptures Of Anything Goes