"I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me."

  • Born Nov. 12, 1945, in Toronto
  • Neil Young scored a hit in 1966 with the anti-war song "For What It's Worth" as a member of Buffalo Springfield. He cemented his solo career in 1970 with After The Gold Rush, a Billboard 200 Top 10 album.
  • Young earned his first career GRAMMY nominations for 1970 as a member of Crosby, Stills Nash And Young. He won his first career GRAMMY as an art director for his boxed set The Archives Vol. 1 (1963–1972) for 2009. For 2010 he won Best Rock Song for "Angry World." 
  • Young has turned down every commercial endorsement he has been offered.
  • Young was honored as 2010's MusiCares Person of the Year. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people. He was also honored with the President's Merit Award by The Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing in 2014.
  • The exhibit California Dreamin': The Sounds Of Laurel Canyon 1965–1977 opened at the GRAMMY Museum in 2014, and featured photographs from Young's time in Crosby, Stills Nash And Young.
  • The annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, founded by Young in 1986, raises money to help children with severe speech and physical impediments communicate using assistive technology.

Neil Young

"I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me."

  • Born Nov. 12, 1945, in Toronto
  • Neil Young scored a hit in 1966 with the anti-war song "For What It's Worth" as a member of Buffalo Springfield. He cemented his solo career in 1970 with After The Gold Rush, a Billboard 200 Top 10 album.
  • Young earned his first career GRAMMY nominations for 1970 as a member of Crosby, Stills Nash And Young. He won his first career GRAMMY as an art director for his boxed set The Archives Vol. 1 (1963–1972) for 2009. For 2010 he won Best Rock Song for "Angry World." 
  • Young has turned down every commercial endorsement he has been offered.
  • Young was honored as 2010's MusiCares Person of the Year. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people. He was also honored with the President's Merit Award by The Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing in 2014.
  • The exhibit California Dreamin': The Sounds Of Laurel Canyon 1965–1977 opened at the GRAMMY Museum in 2014, and featured photographs from Young's time in Crosby, Stills Nash And Young.
  • The annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, founded by Young in 1986, raises money to help children with severe speech and physical impediments communicate using assistive technology.

GRAMMY Award Results for Neil Young

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Nominations
Best Rock Album
Psychedelic Pill
 
Wins
Best Rock Song
Angry World
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Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Angry World
Best Rock Album
Le Noise
 
Wins
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
Neil Young Archives Vol. I (1963-1972)
Nominations
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Fork In The Road
 
Nominations
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
No Hidden Path
 
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Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Lookin' For A Leader
Best Rock Song
Lookin' For A Leader
Best Rock Album
Living With War
 
Nominations
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
The Painter
Best Rock Album
Prairie Wind
 
Nominations
Best Rock Album
Broken Arrow (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Peace And Love (Track)
Best Rock Song
Downtown (Single)
Best Rock Album
Mirror Ball (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Philadelphia (Track)
Best Rock Album
Sleeps With Angels (Album)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Harvest Moon (Single)
Song Of The Year
Harvest Moon (Single)
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo
All Along The Watchtower (Track)
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
My Back Pages (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Rockin' In The Free World (Single)
 
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Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Freedom (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Concept Music Video
This Note's For You (Video)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Deja Vu (Album)

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