R.E.M, known for Losing My Religion, was formed in 1980 with original band members Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Micheal Stipe.
R.E.M released their first album, Murmur, in 1983. The album placed in the Top 100 (#36 on the US Billboard 100). The album has sold over 200,000 copies worldwide. They have released 15 studio albums between 1983 and 2011.
Out of time was released on March 12th, 1991 and is their seventh studio album. The album has sold over 18,000,000 copies worldwide. The band has won three Grammy Awards with this album in 1992.
They have done over 23 tours between 1981 and 2011.
Between 1981 and 2011 they have done over 23 tours and released 15 studio albums between 1983 and 2011. The band has sold more than 90,000,000 copies worldwide making them one oft he best-selling bands of all time. Out of time released in 1991 and the album won three Grammy Awards.
R.E.M had over 143 nominations for major awards and they have won 49. They have won 3 Grammy Awards.
They had twenty one albums in the Top 40, (Fables of the Reconstruction, Document No.5, Green, Out of Time, the best of R.E.M, Automatic for the People, Monster, New Adventure In Hi-Fi, Up, Reveal, In Time of the Best of 1988-2003, Around the Sun, Live, Accelerate, at the BBC, Unplugged, and Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part).
The album Fables of the Reconstruction peaked at No. 35 and it charted for 5 weeks.
The album Document No.5 peaked at No. 28 and it charted for 5 weeks.
The album Green peaked at No. 27 and it charted for 27 weeks.
The album Out of Time peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 137 weeks.
The album the Best of R.E.M peaked at No. 7 and it charted for 38 weeks.
The album Automatic for the People peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 245 weeks.
The album Monster peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 63 weeks.
The album New Adventure In Hi-Fi peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 22 weeks.
The album Up peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 32 weeks.
The album Reveal peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 16 weeks.
The album In Time the Best of 1988-2003 peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 88 weeks.
The album Around the Sun peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 13 weeks.
The album Live peaked at No. 12 and it charted for 4 weeks.
The album Accelerate peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 11 weeks.
The album Collapse Into Now peaked at No. 5 and it charted for 7 weeks.
The album Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part peaked at No. 19 and it charted for 8 weeks.
Their latest studio release, as of 2011, was Collapse Into Now which sold 142,000 copies in the United States. It debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200.
John Michael Stipe, is the lead singer of the band R.E.M.
|Collapse into Now|
|Around the Sun|
|New Adventures in Hi-Fi|
|Automatic for the People|
|Out of Time|
|Lifes Rich Pageant|
|Fables of the Reconstruction|
Frequently Asked Questions
What Was R.E.M. Biggest Hit?
R.E.M.’s biggest hit was “Losing My Religion.” The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and won two Grammy Awards for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. “Losing My Religion” was also included on the band’s 1991 album, Out of Time.
What Is R.E.M. Number One Song?
The R.E.M. song “Losing My Religion” is their most successful song, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1991. The song was written by lead singer Michael Stipe and guitarist Peter Buck. “Losing My Religion” is a mix of pop and rock music, with a gospel-inspired chorus. The song’s lyrics are about doubt and frustration, and how religion can be a crutch for people who are struggling. “Losing My Religion” was nominated for several Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year and Record of the Year.
When Did R.E.M. Become Famous?
R.E.M. became famous in the 1980s with the release of their album “Murmur.” The album was a critical and commercial success, and helped to launch the band’s career. R.E.M. continued to enjoy success throughout the 1990s and 2000s with a series of hit albums and singles. Today, the band is considered to be one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all time.
Why Is R.E.M. Famous?
R.E.M. is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by Michael Stipe (lead vocals), Peter Buck (guitar), Mike Mills (bass guitar), and Bill Berry (drums). The band was one of the first alternative rock bands to achieve mainstream success, with their 1983 album Murmur selling over four million copies in the United States. R.E.M.’s success continued with their next album, Reckoning (1984), which reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart. The band’s 1986 album Life’s Rich Pageant was a critical and commercial success, reaching number four on the Billboard 200. In 1987, the band released the album Document, which was their first album to reach number one on the Billboard 200.