America (band)

British-American musical group; rock band

America is a rock band that was formed in London in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley. They were sons of US Air Force personnel stationed in London.

America performing in 2012
America performing in 2012
Background information
OriginLondon, England
Years active1970–present
LabelsWarner Bros., Capitol, Burgundy
MembersDewey Bunnell
Gerry Beckley
Past member(s)Dan Peek

His first singles were "A Horse with No Name" and "I Need You".

America won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist and were nominated for Best Pop Vocal Group at the 15th Annual Grammy Awards in 1973.[1] The group were added into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2006 and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.

References change

  1. "1973 Grammy Awards". Awards and Shows. p. 1. Retrieved 1 August 2018.