Sunday, May 1, 2022

Rock Albums of the Year

Rock/Alternative:

Albums of the Year, 1990-2021

This page lists those albums which have won:

  • Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Album (2006, 2011-2021)
  • Grammys for Rock Album of the Year (1995-2022)
  • Alternative Rock Album of the Year (1991-2022).

The years for the Grammys below indicate the year of eligibility rather than the year awarded.

Check out other album of the year awards here.

2021:
  • Billboard: Machine Gun Kelly Tickets to My Downfall
  • Grammy – Rock: Foo Fighters Medicine at Midnight
  • Grammy – Alternative: St. Vincent Daddy’s Home
2020:
  • Billboard: Tool Fear Inoculum
  • Grammy – Rock: The Strokes The New Abnormal
  • Grammy – Alternative: Fiona Apple Fetch the Bolt Cutters
2019:
  • Billboard: Panic! At the Disco Pray for the Wicked
  • Grammy – Rock: Cage the Elephant Social Cues
  • Grammy – Alternative: Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride
2018:
  • Billboard: Imagine Dragons Evolve
  • Grammy – Rock: Greta Van Fleet From the Fires
  • Grammy – Alternative: Beck Colors
2017:
  • Billboard: Metallica Hardwired…to Self Destruct
  • Grammy – Rock: The War on Drugs A Deeper Understanding
  • Grammy – Alternative: The National Sleep Well Beast
2016:
  • Billboard: Twenty One Pilots Blurryface
  • Grammy – Rock: Cage the Elephant Tell Me I’m Pretty
  • Grammy – Alternative: David Bowie Blackstar
2015:
  • Billboard: Coldplay Ghost Stories
  • Grammy – Rock: Muse Drones
  • Grammy – Alternative: Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
2014:
  • Billboard: Imagine Dragons Night Visions
  • Grammy – Rock: Beck Morning Phase
  • Grammy – Alternative: St. Vincent St. Vincent
2013: 2012:
  • Billboard: Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
  • Grammy – Rock: The Black Keys El Camino
  • Grammy – Alternative: Gotye Making Mirrors
2011:
  • Billboard: Mumford & Sons Sigh No More
  • Grammy – Rock: Foo Fighters Wasting Light
  • Grammy – Alternative: Bon Iver Bon Iver
2010:
  • Grammy – Rock: Muse The Resistance
  • Grammy – Alternative: The Black Keys Brothers
2009:
  • Grammy – Rock: Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
  • Grammy – Alternative: Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
2008: 2007:
  • Grammy – Rock: Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience, & Grace
  • Grammy – Alternative: The White Stripes Icky Thump
2006: 2005: 2004:
  • Grammy – Rock: Green Day American Idiot
  • Grammy – Alternative: Wilco A Ghost Is Born
2003:
  • Grammy – Rock: Foo Fighters One by One
  • Grammy – Alternative: The White Stripes Elephant
2002: 2001: 2000:
  • Grammy – Rock: Foo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to Lose
  • Grammy – Alternative: Radiohead Kid A
1999:
  • Grammy – Rock: Santana Supernatural
  • Grammy – Alternative: Beck Mutations
1998:
  • Grammy – Rock: Sheryl Crow The Globe Sessions
  • Grammy – Alternative: Beastie Boys Hello Nasty
1997:
  • Grammy – Rock: John Fogerty Blue Moon Swamp
  • Grammy – Alternative: Radiohead OK Computer
1996:
  • Grammy – Rock: Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow
  • Grammy – Alternative: Beck Odelay
1995: 1994: 1993:
  • Grammy – Alternative: U2 Zooropa
1992:
  • Grammy – Alternative: Tom Waits Bone Machine
1991: 1990:

Resources and Related Links:


First posted 5/1/2022.

No comments:

Post a Comment