"The essence of the funk is being loyal to the funk. Living by it, feeling it 24 hours a day. It's the true universal language." — Flea 

  • Members: Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  • Formed in Los Angeles
  • The Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The album featured their highest-charting single, "Under The Bridge," reaching No. 2 on the Hot 100.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers won their first career GRAMMY for 1992 for Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal for "Give It Away." The band performed the song at the 35th GRAMMY Awards alongside George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars.
  • Did you know? Anthony Kiedis had a brief role as the surfer punk Tone in 1991's Point Break.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers performed "I Get Around" at the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Brian Wilson. Kiedis was honored at the fifth annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in 2009.
  • Flea is a co-founder of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a nonprofit dedicated to facilitating music education by providing affordable or free lessons and instruments.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

"The essence of the funk is being loyal to the funk. Living by it, feeling it 24 hours a day. It's the true universal language." — Flea 

  • Members: Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  • Formed in Los Angeles
  • The Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1991 album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The album featured their highest-charting single, "Under The Bridge," reaching No. 2 on the Hot 100.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers won their first career GRAMMY for 1992 for Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal for "Give It Away." The band performed the song at the 35th GRAMMY Awards alongside George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars.
  • Did you know? Anthony Kiedis had a brief role as the surfer punk Tone in 1991's Point Break.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers performed "I Get Around" at the 2005 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Brian Wilson. Kiedis was honored at the fifth annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in 2009.
  • Flea is a co-founder of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a nonprofit dedicated to facilitating music education by providing affordable or free lessons and instruments.

GRAMMY Award Results for Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Nominations
Best Rock Album
I'm With You
 
Wins
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Dani California
Best Rock Album
Stadium Arcadium
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Stadium Arcadium
Best Short Form Music Video
Dani California
 
Nominations
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Californication (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Scar Tissue (Track)
Best Rock Album
Californication (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Hard Rock Performance
Blood Sugar Sex Magik (Track)
 
Wins
Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal
Give It Away
Nominations
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Under The Bridge (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Higher Ground (Single)