SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

Warner Bros. Records

December 02, 2010 01:41 ET

Muse Nominated for Three 2011 Grammy® Awards

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2010) - Warner Bros. Records' Muse have been nominated for three 2011 Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance Duo or Group, Best Rock Song for "Resistance," and Best Rock Album for "The Resistance." These are Muse's first-ever Grammy® Award nominations. This fall, the British rock trio won an American Music Award for "Favorite Alternative Artist" and a 2010 MTV Video Music Award for "Best Special Effects" for their video for "Uprising."

"Uprising," the first single from Muse's fifth studio album "The Resistance," topped Mediabase's Alternative Rock chart for 19 consecutive weeks, breaking the record for number of consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Mediabase Alternative Rock chart for the 2009 calendar year.

In the United States Muse have earned four Gold Albums, and over the course of their career have won multiple Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, NME Awards, Q Awards, and many others. They have released five albums, 1999's "Showbiz," 2001's "Origin of Symmetry," 2003's "Absolution," 2006's "Black Holes and Revelations," and 2009's "The Resistance," which earned Muse their highest-ever debut on the Billboard album chart when the album bowed at No. 3. "The Resistance" also notched 20 No. 1 debuts around the world, including Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Canada, and the U.K.

Muse, which is vocalist/guitarist Matt Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer Dominic Howard, recently completed the final leg of their North American tour in support of "The Resistance."

The Grammy® Awards will be handed out at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 13th, 2011. Tune in to the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards telecast, which airs that night on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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