Creed (band)

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Creed
Creed in 2002 with former touring bassist Brett Hestla (far left)
Background information
Origin Tallahassee, Florida,
United States
Genres Post-grunge
Years active 1994 – 2004
2009 – 2012
Labels Blue Collar
Sony BMG
Wind-up
Associated acts Alter Bridge
Dark New Day
Website www.creed.com
Members
Scott Stapp
Mark Tremonti
Scott Phillips
Brian Marshall

Creed was a rock band from Florida. The members of this band were vocalist Scott Stapp, guitar player Mark Tremonti, drum player Scott Phillips, and bass guitar player Brian Marshall.

Creed released an album in 1997, called My Own Prison. It sold over 1 million copies.[1] In 1999 they released the album Human Clay. Popular songs from that album were Higher and With Arms Wide Open. They released another album in 2001, called Weathered. The song My Sacrifice from the album was the most successful.

However, in 2004, they split up. Tremonti, Phillips and Marshall helped start a new band called Alter Bridge. Creed got back together in 2009. The released a new album called Full Circle. They split up again in 2012.

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Creed has won one award out of three nominations.[2][3]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2001 "With Arms Wide Open" Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
Best Rock Song[a] Won
2003 "My Sacrifice" Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
American Music Awards

The American Music Awards is an annual music awards ceremony in the United States. Creed has received four American Music Award from six nominations.[4]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2001 Creed Favorite Alternative Artist Won
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated
Human Clay Favorite Pop/Rock Album Won
2003 Creed Favorite Alternative Artist Won
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Won
Fan Choice Award Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards are presented annually by MTV. They honor accomplishments in the music video medium. Creed has received two nominations.

Year Nominated work Award Result
2000 "Higher" Best Rock Video Nominated
2002 "My Sacrifice" Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "With Arms Wide Open" won the Grammy for Best Rock Song. This Grammy was awarded to the composers of the song, which are Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti.
  1. Graff, Gary (11/7/2011). "Creed's 'My Own Prison' to Turn 15 With Live Concerts". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/465280/creeds-my-own-prison-to-turn-15-with-live-concerts. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  2. "Creed". Rock On The Net. 2007-02-06. http://www.rockonthenet.com/artists-c/creed.htm. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  3. "Grammy Awards : Past Winners Search". Grammy.com. http://www.grammy.com/nominees/search?artist=%22scott+stapp%22&field_nominee_work_value=&year=All&genre=All. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  4. "dick clark productions". YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/user/AwardsShowNetwork/videos?query=creed. Retrieved 5 December 2016.