Who Won Best Rock Album?
Foo Fighters won the Grammy for Best Rock Album for Medicine at Midnight at the 2022 awards ceremony.
At the Grammy Honors in 2022, Foo Fighters won three rock awards. The band members received accolades while grieving the loss of drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died in March.
The Grammys are given to Foo Fighters and all of their members, including Dave Grohl and Hawkins, informally.
For their recording of “Making a Fire,” the band received a Grammy for Best Rock Performance.
AC/DC (“Shot in the Dark”), Black Pumas (“Know You Better”), the late Chris Cornell (“Nothing Compares 2 U”), and Deftones (“Ohms”) were among the other candidates.
The Foo Fighters’ “Waiting on a War” beat out Weezer (“All My Favorite Songs”), Kings of Leon (“The Bandit”), Mammoth WVH (“Distance”), and Paul McCartney (“Find My Way”) for Best Rock Song.
Finally, Medicine at Midnight by the Foo Fighters took up the award for Best Rock Album.
It was up against AC/Power DC’s Up, Black Pumas’ Capitol Cuts: Live From Studio A, Chris Cornell’s No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1, and Paul McCartney’s McCartney III for a Grammy nomination.
The band stated that this was their “Let’s Dance” album, paying homage to late rock legend David Bowie for its raw, energetic sound, straight no chaser guitar riffs and crusty guitar sounds, pivoting on their well-known arena rock style.
They committed so much to the style of Bowie’s 1983 smash hit that they invited percussionist and drummer Omar Hakim to be a part of the recording sesssion.
The band has consistently won wins in various categories since the 2000 Grammys, and with this year’s honors, they currently have 14 Grammys.
In 2000, they won Best Rock Album for their album “Nothing Left to Lose,” which featured the popular song “Learn to Fly,” which also won Best Video at the Grammys.