"We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities." — Chester Bennington

  • Formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996.
     
  • Band Members: Chester Bennington (Died July 20, 2017), Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda
     
  • Linkin Park hit it big with their 2000 debut album, Hybrid Theory, which rose to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and spawned the No. 2 hit "In The End."  
     
  • The band earned their first three GRAMMY nominations at the 44th GRAMMY Awards, including Best New Artist, Best Rock Album (Hybrid Theory) and Best Hard Rock Performance ("Crawling"). They took home their first GRAMMY that same year for Best Hard Rock Performance.
  • Did you know? Band member Mike Shinoda was a graphic designer, and he was responsible for the cover artwork on Hybrid Theory.
  • Linkin Park founded Music for Relief in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Since then the organization has raised millions in relief funding through benefit concerts, online auctions, and events with other artists and celebrities for natural disasters that have occurred around the world.

Linkin Park

"We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities." — Chester Bennington

  • Formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996.
     
  • Band Members: Chester Bennington (Died July 20, 2017), Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda
     
  • Linkin Park hit it big with their 2000 debut album, Hybrid Theory, which rose to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and spawned the No. 2 hit "In The End."  
     
  • The band earned their first three GRAMMY nominations at the 44th GRAMMY Awards, including Best New Artist, Best Rock Album (Hybrid Theory) and Best Hard Rock Performance ("Crawling"). They took home their first GRAMMY that same year for Best Hard Rock Performance.
  • Did you know? Band member Mike Shinoda was a graphic designer, and he was responsible for the cover artwork on Hybrid Theory.
  • Linkin Park founded Music for Relief in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Since then the organization has raised millions in relief funding through benefit concerts, online auctions, and events with other artists and celebrities for natural disasters that have occurred around the world.

GRAMMY Award Results for Linkin Park

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Nominations
Best Hard Rock Performance
What I've Done
 
Wins
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Numb/Encore
 
Nominations
Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Session
 
Wins
Best Hard Rock Performance
Crawling
Nominations
Best New Artist
Best Rock Album
Hybrid Theory