Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years


They formally shaped Daft Punk in 1993, and the helmeted, mute and mysterious musicians launched their debut album, Homework, 1997. They first discovered success with the worldwide hit Da Funk, which topped the Billboard dance charts and earned them their first Grammy nomination. A second No.1 hit and Grammy nomination adopted with Across the World.

Daft Punk hung out touring around the globe and reached higher heights with their sophomore album, 2001’s Discovery. It included the infectious smash One Extra Time and Tougher, Higher, Quicker, Stronger, which Kanye West famously flipped into his personal hit Stronger, launched in 2007. It gained West the very best rap solo efficiency Grammy on the 2008 present, the place West and Daft Punk carried out collectively onstage.

A 12 months later, a stay model of Tougher, Higher, Quicker, Stronger gained Daft Punk the very best dance recording Grammy – their first win – and their Alive 2007 album picked up finest digital/dance album.

But it surely was the 2014 Grammys the place Daft Punk actually took the highlight, successful album of the 12 months for Random Entry Reminiscences and making historical past as the primary digital act to win the very best honour on the Grammys. The duo gained 4 awards that night time, together with report of the 12 months for his or her bombshell hit Get Fortunate, that includes Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

Random Entry Reminiscences was thought to be a genre-bending album highlighted by its mixture of stay instrumentation, disco sounds, funk, rock, R&B and extra. Rolling Stone ranked it No. 295 on their checklist of the 500 Best Albums of All Time final 12 months.

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