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Cage the Elephant Wins Grammy for Best Rock Album

February 13, 2017
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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.


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.

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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