Black Eyed Peas

Posted on Dec 28 2010 - 12:01pm by GJ Staff

black eyed peas

The Black Eyed Peas blækaɪdpi ˌ ː z (engl.: The eye beans) is an alternative hip hop band from Los Angeles, USA.

The music group occurred after the introduction of Stacy Ferguson in 2003 with her third album “Elephunk” breakthrough in the mass audience and has also appeared with the 2005 album Monkey Business Celebrating success. Both albums received platinum awards for their sales.

Band members

Current members

* will.i.am – vocals, various instruments (1995–present)
* apl.de.ap – vocals, clavinet, strings, programming (1995–present)
* Taboo – vocals (1995–present)
* Fergie – vocals (2003–present)

Former members

* Kim Hill – vocals (1995–2000)

Discography

Main article: Black Eyed Peas discography

Albums

* Behind the Front (1998)
* Bridging the Gap (2000)
* Elephunk (2003)
* Monkey Business (2005)
* The E.N.D. (2009)

Tours

* “The Smokin’ Grooves Tour” (1999)
* Van’s Warped Tour (1999)
* Elephunk Tour (2004)
* Honda Civic Tour (2006)
* Monkey Business World Tour (2006)
* Black Blue & You World Tour (2007)
* The E.N.D. World Tour (2009-2010)

Grammy Awards
Category Song Year Result
Record of the Year “Where Is the Love?” 2004 Nominated
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
Record of the Year “Let’s Get It Started” 2005 Nominated
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Won
Best Rap Song Nominated
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group “Don’t Phunk with My Heart” 2006 Won
Best Rap Song Nominated
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group “Don’t Lie” Nominated
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals “Gone Going” Nominated
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group “My Humps” 2007 Won
Album of the Year “The E.N.D.” 2010 Pending
Best Pop Vocal Album Pending
Record of the Year “I Gotta Feeling” Pending
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group Pending
Best Dance Recording “Boom Boom Pow” Pending
Best Short Form Music Video Pending