Classic AC/DC Album Inducted into the Grammy Hall of
AC/DC classic 1980 album 'Back in
Black' will be inducted into the Grammy
Hall of Fame this year, joining more the 900 albums which make
up the Grammy Hall's collection.
Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow says:
"It's especially important to note that these entries continue
the tradition of including a wide variety of recordings that have
inspired and influenced both fans and music makers for generations.
Memorable for being both culturally and historically significant,
we are proud to add them to our growing catalogue of outstanding
recordings that have become a part of our musical, social and
AC/DC have been nominated for seven Grammys
over the years, but have only ever won 'Best Hard Rock Performance'
for 'War Machine' in 2010.
The addition of 'Back in Black' to the Grammy Hall of Fame marks
one of the very few hard rock albums to be inducted.
'Back in Black' is one of 27 new
records chosen this year, entering alongside such major acts as
Paul McCartney & Wings, Elton
John, Billy Joel, Bob
Dylan, Frank Sinatra, and Whitney