List of Irish Grammy Award winners and nominees

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The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Ireland:

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YearNominees(s)Nominated forCategoryResult
1988 U2 [1] "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
The Joshua Tree Album of the Year Won
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won
1989 "Desire"Won
"Where the Streets Have No Name" Best Performance Music Video Won
1990 Rattle and Hum Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalNominated
"When Love Comes to Town" (with B. B. King)Nominated
"Angel of Harlem" (from Rattle and Hum ) Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television Nominated
1993 Achtung Baby Album of the YearNominated
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalWon
1994 Zooropa Best Alternative Music Performance Won
1995 Zoo TV: Live from Sydney Best Music Video, Long Form Won
1996 "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" (from Batman Forever)Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalNominated
Best Rock Song Nominated
1998 Pop Best Rock Album Nominated
2000 PopMart: Live from Mexico City Best Long Form Music Video Nominated
2001 "Beautiful Day"Record of the YearWon
Song of the YearWon
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalWon
2002 "Elevation"Won
Best Rock SongNominated
All That You Can't Leave Behind Album of the YearNominated
Best Rock AlbumWon
"Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of"Song of The YearNominated
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Won
"Walk On"Record of the YearWon
Best Rock SongNominated
2003 Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalNominated
Bono MusiCares Person of the Year Won
2004 "The Hands That Built America" (from Gangs of New York ) Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Nominated
2005 "Vertigo"Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalWon
Best Rock SongWon
Best Short Form Music Video Won
2006 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Album of the YearWon
Best Rock AlbumWon
"Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own"Song of the YearWon
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalWon
"City of Blinding Lights"Best Rock SongWon
2007 "One" (with Mary J. Blige) Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
"The Saints Are Coming" (with Green Day)Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalNominated
2008 "Window in the Skies"Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalsNominated
"Instant Karma!"Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalNominated
2010 "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight"Nominated
Best Rock SongNominated
No Line on the Horizon Best Rock AlbumNominated
2013 From the Sky Down Best Long Form Music VideoNominated
2014 The Joshua Tree Grammy Hall of Fame Won
2015 Songs of Innocence Best Rock AlbumNominated
1997 The Chieftains [2] Santiago Best World Music Album [3] Won
1989 Sinéad O'Connor [4] The Lion and the Cobra Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance Nominated
2001 Water from the WellBest World Music AlbumNominated
2007 Celtic Woman [5] DestinyBest World Music AlbumNominated
2015 Hozier [6] Take Me to Church Song of the YearNominated

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