Cage The Elephant Wins A Grammy For Best Rock Album

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New York – Cage The Elephant received their first GRAMMY® AWARD for Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and released in December 2015 via RCA. This is the band’s second nomination, following a nomination for Best Alternative Album for 2013′s Melophobia. On Friday, Cage The Elephant performed Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers classic “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” at the 27th annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Tom Petty.

Tell Me I’m Pretty’s two singles, “Mess Around” and “Trouble,” both topped the Alternative charts for a total of seven #1 Alternative songs, the most of any artist this decade. Here is the video for new single “Cold Cold Cold”, directed by singer Matt Shultz.

Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage The Elephant have sold out several headlining runs including a summer 2016 arena tour and recent sold out UK and European tour. Additionally, Cage The Elephant’s self-titled debut album was recently certified RIAA platinum.

Cage The Elephant consists of singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion.

Cage The Elephant tour dates:

March 4 – West Lafayette, IN @ Elliott Hall of Music

March 11 – Tampa, FL @ Gasparilla Music Festival

March 23 – Bogota, Colombia @ Festival Estereo Picnic

March 25 – São Paulo, Brazil @ Lollapalooza Brazil

March 29 – Rio de Janiero, Brazil @ Circo Voador

March 31 -San Isidro, Argentina @ Lollapalooza Argentina

April 1 – Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza Chile

April 8 – Santa Ana, CA @ When We Were Young

May 12 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival

May 26 – Allston, MA @ Boston Calling

June 4 – New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball Music Festival

June 8 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

June 30 – St. Gallen, Switzerland @ Openair St. Gallen

July 4 – Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock for People

July 7 – Madrid, Spain @ Mad Cool Festival

July 8 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Nos Alive

July 14 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival

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