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BIRTHDAYS: Fred Schneider (July 1, 1951) ~ Kate Pierson (April 27, 1948) ~ Cindy Wilson (February 29, 1957)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...

May
The B-52's - "Rock Lobster" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "Rock Lobster."
from the LP The B-52's
ARC chart run: 37 - 34 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 228
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1989...# 34 Singles Artist of the Year

September
The B-52's - "Love Shack" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "Love Shack" from the LP Cosmic Thing.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 10 with "Love Shack."

1990...# 29 Singles Artist of the Year

January
The B-52's - "Roam" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "Roam."
from the LP
Cosmic Thing
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 - 22 - 15 - 10 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 4 - 15 - 22 - 35 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the
Top 10 with "Roam."
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's were nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Love Shack").

March
The B-52's - Cosmic Thingbutton.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit #1 for a week with "Roam."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "Deadbeat Club."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Love Shack" won 2 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Group Video and Best Art Direction (Martin Lasowitz).

1991...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Roam").

1992... # 96 Singles Artist of the Year

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "Good Stuff."

1993...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Performance (Good Stuff).

October
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Rolling Stone: "The 100 Top Music Videos" included "Love Shack" at # 35.

1994...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the Top 40 with "(Meet) The Flintstones" as 'The B.C.-52's'.

1999...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll included The B-52's at # 47.

2000...

October
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Dance Songs included "Rock Lobster" at # 99.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone & MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs included "Love Shack" at # 97.

2001...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Albums included The B-52's at # 99. (Available for download at iTunes mp3 Available at Amazon.com)

2003...

December
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-Timebutton.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time included The B-52's at # 152.

2004...

button.gif (123 bytes) # 285 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2006...

October
The B-52's - Funplexbutton.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Songs of the 80's included "Love Shack" at # 40.

2008...

March
ccame back with a new LP
Funplex (Billboard peak: # 11 Available for download at iTunes mp3 Available at Amazon.com - Entertainment Weekly: B+).

October
button.gif (123 bytes) The B-52's hit the dance charts with "Juliet Of The Spirits."

 



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