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Los Angeles, California
Genres
Rock
Country rock
Folk rock
Years active
1971–1980
1994–present
Labels
Asylum, Geffen, Polydor, Lost Highway
Associated acts
Poco
J.D. Souther
Linda Ronstadt
Jackson Browne
The Flying Burrito Bros
Website
www.eaglesband.com
Members
Glenn Frey
Don Henley
Joe Walsh
Timothy B. Schmit

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner.

Eagles have won six Grammy awards:
  • (1975) Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus: "Lyin' Eyes"
  • (1977) Record of the Year: "Hotel California" (single)
  • (1977) Best Arrangement for Voices: "New Kid in Town"
  • (1979) Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group: "Heartache Tonight"
  • (2008) Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: "How Long"
  • (2009) Best Pop Instrumental Performance: "I Dreamed There Was No War"
  • The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
  • On December 7, 1999 the Recording Industry of America honored the group with the Best Selling Album of the Century for Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) Eagles were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001.
  • The group ranked number 34 on CMT's 40 Greatest Men of Country Music in 2003. They were one of four artists who were either a duo or a group on the list with the others being Alabama at number eleven, Flatt & Scruggs at number 24, and Brooks & Dunn at number 25.