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The Strokes Take Home Best Rock Album Grammy For ‘The New Abnormal’

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The Strokes won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album for The New Abnormal.

All About ‘The New Abnormal’ by The Strokes

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The New Abnormal is the sixth studio album by American rock band the Strokes, released on April 10, 2020, through Cult and RCA Records. Their first album following Comedown Machine (2013) from seven years prior, it was produced by Rick Rubin. The Strokes began performing songs from the album for the first time at different shows in 2019, before revealing the album’s tracklist and cover art in early 2020. The songs “At the Door”, “Bad Decisions”, and “Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus” were released as singles prior to the album’s release, with “The Adults Are Talking” being released as a single post-release.

The award marks the band’s very first GRAMMY Award.

Other Nominees

  • A HERO’S DEATH
    Fontaines D.C.
  • KIWANUKA
    Michael Kiwanuka
  • DAYLIGHT
    Grace Potter
  • SOUND & FURY
    Sturgill Simpson

All About The Grammys

Finally, the 2021 Grammy Awards aired live on CBS and Paramount+ on March 14, two months after the original show’s air date. The Recording Academy chose to delay the ceremony due to the pandemic. The show itself took place at the Staples Center and surrounding buildings in Los Angeles, California.

Furthermore, fans will be have access to exclusive content with GRAMMY Live. The backstage and behind the scenes content is available internationally on GRAMMY.com and via Facebook Live. GRAMMY Live will broadcast all day.

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