There are many bands in the music industry, but only some can be considered the top bands in America. Who are the top bands in America and why? Find out who they are and why they belong on the list.
Bon Jovi have been together since the 1980s. The band was started by lead singer Jon Bonjovi. They have had numerous hits over the years. Some of their hits include “You Give Love A Bad Name”, “Living On A Prayer”, “I’ll Be There For You”, “It’s A My Life”, as well as many other hit songs. They have released multiple platinum selling cds as well as platinum selling singles. They have won numerous awards throughout different decades. They still continue to tour around the country as well as the rest of the world.
Aerosmith was formed in the 1970s. Steven Tyler is the lead singer of the band. The have sold millions of cds over the years. Their hits include “Walk This Way”, “Dude Looks Like A Lady”, “Don’t Want To Miss A Thing”, as well as many others. They still continue to tour even though Steven Tyler took a break from the band to become a judge on American Idol.
Maroon 5 was formed during the 00’s. They have had hit cds as well as hit singles since their debut. They have won Grammys, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards as well as other awards. Their hits include “This Love”, “Harder To Breathe”, “She Will Be Loved”, “Makes Me Wonder”, “Moves Like Jagger”, as well as other hit songs. Lead singer Adam Levine is a judge on the singing reality show “The Voice”, but the band is still together.
One Republic was formed in 2002. They have multiple cds as well as hit singles. Their hit single “Apologize” put the band on the map. Their hits include “Stop and Stare”, “Say (All I Need)”, “Come Home”, “All The Right Moves” as well as other hits. The lead singer Ryan Tedder has written hits for other artists over the years.
The Eagles were formed in 1971. They are one of the most successful bands of all time. Their greatest hits cd was one of the best selling cds of all time. Their hits include “Hotel California”, “Take It Easy”, “Witchy Woman”, “Best Of My Love”, “One Of These Nights”, as well as others. The band broke up in the 80’s and reunited in 1994. They have stayed together and are touring.
The Foo Fighters were founded by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. He formed the band after the death of fellow Nirvana bandmade Kurt Cobain. The Foo Fighters debuted in 1995. They have numerous cds and have won Grammy awards. Over the years, they have sold over 11 million copies of their cds. The band is still together and are in the studio preparing for a new cd.
The Roots was formed in 1987. They have released multiple cds over the years. They won Grammy awards, Image awards, and Rolling Stones awards. Their hit includes “You Got Me” (featuring Erykah Badu). They are currently featured as the house band on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They also released a new cd.
Metallica was formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich. They released nine studio cds. They have 37 singles including “Whiplash”, “Jumping The Fire”, “Eye Of The Beholder”, “Enter Sandman”, “The Unforgiven”, as well as many others. The band has been through numerous member changes, but they are still together. They will be releasing their tenth cd in 2015.
These are all the top bands in America. All of these bands have had several hit cds and singles among them. They have each won awards for their work and deserved to be picked as the best.