"Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge." — Don Henley

  • Members: Glenn Frey (died Jan. 18, 2016), Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner, Don Felder, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit
     
  • Formed in 1971 in Los Angeles, California
     
  • From their 1972 self-titled debut album, "Take It Easy" became the Eagles' first Top 20 hit, reaching No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. They had their first Billboard 200 No. 1 album with 1975's One Of These Nights, but the band was reached a new level with the 1976 release of their chart-topping smash, Hotel California.
     
  • The Eagles won their first career GRAMMY for 1975 for Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus for "Lyin' Eyes."
     
  • The Eagles never performed on the GRAMMY stage as a band, but Henley performed "End Of The Innocence" solo at the 32nd GRAMMYs in 1990. At the 58th GRAMMY Awards in 2016, Henley, Leadon, Walsh, and Schmit were joined by Jackson Browne to perform "Take It Easy" as a tribute to the late Glenn Frey.  
     
  • Founding Eagles members Henley, Frey, Leadon, and Meisner first worked together as members of Linda Ronstadt's backup band.
     
  • The Eagles have three recordings in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, including the albums Desperado and Hotel California.
     
  • The Eagles supported a number of charities and advocacy organizations during their active years, including City of Hope, Music for Relief, Precious Paws, and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. 

Eagles

"Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge." — Don Henley

  • Members: Glenn Frey (died Jan. 18, 2016), Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner, Don Felder, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit
     
  • Formed in 1971 in Los Angeles, California
     
  • From their 1972 self-titled debut album, "Take It Easy" became the Eagles' first Top 20 hit, reaching No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. They had their first Billboard 200 No. 1 album with 1975's One Of These Nights, but the band was reached a new level with the 1976 release of their chart-topping smash, Hotel California.
     
  • The Eagles won their first career GRAMMY for 1975 for Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus for "Lyin' Eyes."
     
  • The Eagles never performed on the GRAMMY stage as a band, but Henley performed "End Of The Innocence" solo at the 32nd GRAMMYs in 1990. At the 58th GRAMMY Awards in 2016, Henley, Leadon, Walsh, and Schmit were joined by Jackson Browne to perform "Take It Easy" as a tribute to the late Glenn Frey.  
     
  • Founding Eagles members Henley, Frey, Leadon, and Meisner first worked together as members of Linda Ronstadt's backup band.
     
  • The Eagles have three recordings in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, including the albums Desperado and Hotel California.
     
  • The Eagles supported a number of charities and advocacy organizations during their active years, including City of Hope, Music for Relief, Precious Paws, and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. 

GRAMMY Award Results for Eagles

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Wins
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
I Dreamed There Was No War
Nominations
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Waiting In The Weeds
Best Pop Vocal Album
Long Road Out Of Eden
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Long Road Out Of Eden
 
Wins
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
How Long
 
Nominations
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Hole In The World
 
Nominations
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Love Will Keep Us Alive (Track)
Best Pop Album
Hell Freezes Over (Album)
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Hotel California (Single)
 
Wins
Best Rock Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
Heartache Tonight
 
Wins
Record Of The Year
Hotel California
Best Arrangement For Voices
New Kid In Town
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Hotel California (Album)
Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Group
Hotel California (Album)
 
Wins
Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
Lyin' Eyes
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Lyin' Eyes (Single)
Album Of The Year
One Of These Nights (Album)
 
Nominations
Best New Artist Of The Year

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