"We were all on this ship in the '60s, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship." — John Lennon

  • Formed in Liverpool, England in 1960
  • The Beatles' U.S. debut, Meet The Beatles!, peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 1964. Through 1970's Let It Be, the quartet scored 14 No. 1 albums, including soundtracks and compilations. Spanning 1964's "I Want To Hold Your Hand" to 1970's "The Long And Winding Road," the Beatles totaled 19 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits.
  • The Beatles earned their first career GRAMMY Awards for 1964, winning Best Performance By A Vocal Group for A Hard Day's Night and Best New Artist. The Fab Four made their GRAMMY debut performing "I'm Happy Just To Dance With You" on "The Best On Record," a televised special for the 7th GRAMMY Awards, in 1965. 
  • Did you know? In 2010 the Beatles' 1966 album Revolver was named the top pop album of all time by the Vatican's official newspaper.
  • In 2014 The Recording Academy presented "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute," a TV special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' landmark debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The special featured performances by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Wonder, and Maroon 5, among others. 

 

 

 

The Beatles

"We were all on this ship in the '60s, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship." — John Lennon

  • Formed in Liverpool, England in 1960
  • The Beatles' U.S. debut, Meet The Beatles!, peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 1964. Through 1970's Let It Be, the quartet scored 14 No. 1 albums, including soundtracks and compilations. Spanning 1964's "I Want To Hold Your Hand" to 1970's "The Long And Winding Road," the Beatles totaled 19 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits.
  • The Beatles earned their first career GRAMMY Awards for 1964, winning Best Performance By A Vocal Group for A Hard Day's Night and Best New Artist. The Fab Four made their GRAMMY debut performing "I'm Happy Just To Dance With You" on "The Best On Record," a televised special for the 7th GRAMMY Awards, in 1965. 
  • Did you know? In 2010 the Beatles' 1966 album Revolver was named the top pop album of all time by the Vatican's official newspaper.
  • In 2014 The Recording Academy presented "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute," a TV special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' landmark debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The special featured performances by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Wonder, and Maroon 5, among others. 

 

 

 

GRAMMY Award Results for The Beatles

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Wins
Best Music Film
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years
 
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Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award - 2014
 
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Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Free As A Bird
Best Music Video, Short Form
Free As A Bird
Best Music Video, Long Form
The Beatles Anthology
 
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Trustees Awards
National Trustees Award - 1972
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Let It Be
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
Let It Be
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Abbey Road (Album)
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Group
Abbey Road
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Hey Jude
Album Of The Year
Magical Mystery Tour (Album)
Best Contemporary-Pop Performance, Vocal Duo Or Group
Hey Jude
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Contemporary Album
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Nominations
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Contemporary Group Performance (Vocal Or Instrumental)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Or Instrumentalist(s)
A Day In The Life (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Revolver (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Help!
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
Help!
Best Contemporary (R&R) Performance - Group (Vocal Or Instrumental)
Help!
 
Wins
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
A Hard Day's Night
Best New Artist Of 1964
Nominations
Record Of The Year
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Best Rock & Roll Recording
A Hard Day's Night

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