February 23 @ 8:00 pm
While America is a US rock band, it was formed in London in 1970 by Gerry Beckley, Dan Peek and Dewey Bunnell, who were all sons of US Air Force personnel stationed there at the time. America is known for an acoustic folk-rock sound and amazing vocal harmonies. Its debut album, America, hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and it has had a total of four Top 10 albums, with five of its albums being certified either gold or platinum in the US. It has won several awards, including the 1972 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. It was nominated for the 1973 Grammy Awards Best Pop Vocal Group in 2006, and it was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2012. It received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012 too, cementing its impact on the music world.