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button.gif (123 bytes) January 19, 1949 - September 26, 2003
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 2

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Male ("Bad Case Of Loving You").

1985...

button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer could be heard as part of Power Station and their LP - Power Station.

1986...# 6 Singles Artist of the Year

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer hit #1 for a week with "Addicted To Love." (Available for download at iTunes mp3 Available at Amazon.com)

September
Robert Palmer - Riptidebutton.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Addicted To Love" won a MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video and was nominated for Video of the Year, Best Stage Performance Video, Viewer's Choice, and Best Overall Performance.

October
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Palmer hit the Top 10 with "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On."

1987...

January
Robert Palmer - "Addicted To Love" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer was nominated for 3 American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Video ("Addicted To Love"), and Favorite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer won a
Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Male ("Addicted To Love") and was nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year ("Addicted To Love").

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video.

1988... # 26 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Video ("I Didn't Mean To Turn You On").

November
Robert Palmer - "Early In The Morning" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer hit the Top 40 with "Early In The Morning."
from the LP
Heavy Nova
ARC chart run: 40 - 34 - 30 - 26 - 20 - 16 - 14 - 23 - 38 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1989...

Robert Palmer - Heavy NovaFebruary
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer won a
Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Male ("Simply Irresistible").

1990...

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer hit the Top 40 with "You're Amazing."

1991... # 64 Singles Artist of the Year

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Palmer hit the Top 40 with "
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) / I Want You."

1999...

Robert Palmer - The Very Best Of Robert Palmerbutton.gif (123 bytes) MTV: 100 Greatest Videos Ever Made included "Addicted To Love" at # 8.

2001...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Videos included "Addicted To Love" at # 30.

2003...

September
button.gif (123 bytes) On the 26th, Palmer died after a heart attack at the age 54.

2004...

button.gif (123 bytes) # 196 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2006...

October
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VH1: 100 Greatest Songs of the 80's included "Addicted To Love" at # 85.



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