66th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best Alternative Music Performance
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"You don't need anyone's permission to be exactly who you want to be." – Hayley Williams
- Formed in 2004, in Franklin, Tennessee
- Members: Hayley Williams, Taylor York, Zac Farro
- Paramore found success with their sophomore endeavor, 2007's Riot!, which spawned the hit singles "Misery Business," "Crushcrushcrush" and "That's What You Get."
- Paramore earned their first career GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist at the 50th GRAMMY Awards.
- In her early days, Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams perfected her voice through vocal lessons with Brett Manning, whose students include Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Leona Lewis, Luke Bryan, and Miley Cyrus.
- In 2015 the band joined forces with Queens of the Stone Age and Jimmy Eat World to launch Sweet Stuff Foundation, a charity that works to provide aid for disabled and ill musicians.