How Many Grammys?

None, although they’ve been nominated for several, all of them except for the most recent for their instrumental performances:

  • 1981: “YYZ,” Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to The Police’s “Behind My Camel”)
  • 1992: “Where’s My Thing?” Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to Eric Johnson’s “Cliffs of Dover”)
  • 1995: “Leave That Thing Alone,” Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to Pink Floyd’s “Marooned”)
  • 2004: “O Baterista” (from Rush In Rio), Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to Brian Wilson’s “Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow”)
  • 2008: “Malignant Narcissism,” Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to Bruce Springsteen’s “Once Upon a Time in the West”)
  • 2009: “Hope,” Best Rock Instrumental Performance (lost to Zappa Plays Zappa’s “Peaches en Regalia”)
  • 2011: “Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage,” Best Music Video Long Form (lost to The Doors “When You’re Strange” documentary)

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~ by rvkeeper on March 8, 2011.

 
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