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List of Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees, from every year. All Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees are listed below alphabetically, but can by sorted by any column. From people who won, to people who lost, this list includes every notable person considered for the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album since the beginning of the award. The famous Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees include photos and additional information about the nominees themselves if you click on their name. You can find out everything they've been honored for or even nominated for on their own personal page. While this is a big list of Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees, it does give you a chance to look at the history of the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album and who's been considered throughout it. If you're looking for the winners, then you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award winners, as well as the rest of the award nominees lists we have. Every Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominee that is listed below can be used to start a new list of your favorites. While this is not necessarily a complete list of all Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees ever, it is a list of the most memorable or well-known Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album nominees. To help make this a full list of Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album, you can simply add to this one. This list answers the question "who has been nominated for Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album?" Use this fact-based list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. (80 items)
Arcade Fire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award For Best Alternative Music Album Nominees List
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Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and RĂ©gine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara. The band's current touring line-up also includes former core member Sarah Neufeld, frequent collaborator Owen Pallett, two additional percussionists, Diol Edmond and Tiwill Duprate, and saxophonists Matt Bauder and Stuart Bogie. Founded in 2001 by friends and classmates Win Butler and Josh Deu, the band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral, and has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Grammy for Album of the ...more

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Arctic Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award For Best Alternative Music Album Nominees List
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Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. The band consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley, and Matt Helders. Former band member Andy Nicholson left the band in 2006 shortly after their debut album was released. They have released five studio albums: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, Favourite Worst Nightmare, Humbug, Suck It and See and AM, as well as one live album, At the Apollo. Their debut album is the fastest-selling debut album by a band in British chart history, and in 2013, Rolling Stone ranked it the 30th-greatest debut album of all time. The band have won seven Brit Awards—winning both Best British Group ...more

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Band of Horses is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award For Best Alternative Music Album Nominees List
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Band of Horses, originally known briefly as Horses, is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell. The band has released four studio albums, the most successful of which is 2010's Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms. The band's lineup, which included Mat Brooke for the debut album, has undergone several changes; although, the current members, Bridwell, Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey, Bill Reynolds, and Creighton Barrett, have all been with the band for several years. Band of Horses' fourth studio album, Mirage Rock, was released in September 2012. ...more

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Beastie Boys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award For Best Alternative Music Album Nominees List
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Beastie Boys were an American hip hop band from New York City, formed in 1981. For the majority of its career, the group consisted of Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "MCA" Yauch and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz. Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, The Young Aborigines, in 1981 by Diamond, John Berry, Yauch and Kate Schellenbach, the band appeared on the compilation cassette New York Thrash, before recording their first EP, Polly Wog Stew, in 1982. Berry left shortly thereafter, and was replaced by Horovitz. After achieving moderate local success with the 1983 experimental hip hop 12-inch "Cooky Puss", Schellenbach dropped out and the group made a full transition to hip hop, ...more

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