Linkin Park wins American Music Award

November 23, 2008

We won “Favorite Alternative Artist” tonight at the AMAs. Thanks to the fans, our teams everywhere, and to the AMAs!
mike

mike

95 Comments

  1. axrinekey on December 23, 2008 at 8:07 am

    You all deserve it!
    For all the hardworks : )

    Congratulations!

  2. msgirl on November 27, 2008 at 9:15 pm

    WOOOW…..I AM SO HAPPY THAT U WON!!! I AM SO SORRY THAT I DIDN’T VOTE FOR THAT….THE REASON IS I AM SO BUSY DOING MY LESSONS RIGHT NOW….:( BUT U WON! THAT’S LINKINPARK!!!WOOHOO,LINKIN PARK ROX THIS WORLD!🙂

  3. tpbarbosa on November 26, 2008 at 9:04 am

    Congrats guys!! You all deserved it x) xD
    Love you all ^^

  4. Aditya_the_warrior_within on November 26, 2008 at 1:54 am

    well congrats once again ! first in LPU now here🙂

  5. NoMoreSorrowGirl on November 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm

    Congratulations! You deserve it guys:))Take Care:))I watch it and i feel like your not their so i turn off the tv…hahaha!and then when i do read your blog you won…awesome:))Love Yah! Mike:))

  6. Ana_ on November 25, 2008 at 1:53 pm

    Congratulations!!!🙂 You really deserve!
    Kisses from Portugal***😉

  7. nikkiann0100 on November 25, 2008 at 8:24 am

    Congrats on the award. Also I seen Road to Revolution last night and its amazing. The special effects were pretty awesome.

  8. YuN_RoCks on November 25, 2008 at 7:17 am

    you rock! and you’re welcome, we love you all =D

  9. LPmAgaS on November 25, 2008 at 6:32 am

    Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. EviLZaTH on November 25, 2008 at 5:24 am

    Wow ..Congratulations LP.

  11. WTF on November 24, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    lol @ “Alternative” Well, it’s better than when they used to call you Pop. Congrats though.

    Mike knocked his wife up? More proof he did Barack Your wold. Puppet doesnt like to pull out either. Seriously where did this rumor/fact even start? It’s not like Anna is a celeb and would be caught by the paparazzi…. so who is stalking Mike and his Wife to notice? LOL.

  12. ThePrincess on November 24, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    yaaaaaaaay YOU GUYS IS AMAZING …Congratulations, and keep up the awesome work!!!

  13. ShadowerLiltani on November 24, 2008 at 5:58 pm

    YAY!!!!!!! does a dance LP won an award! LP won an award! Ya’ll aren’t alternative at all, but hey, an award is an award and you guys sound way more unique than anyone in the alternative genre, minus Paramore cause their pretty cool. Yes, all you Fuse video voting obsessive people, I LIKE PARAMORE.

  14. Jhuryn on November 24, 2008 at 5:51 pm

    YAY! Congrats LP! I watched the whole show and I was very disappointed by the lack of rock representation. Why weren’t any of the top selling rock bands performing at the show? I wanted to see some Shinedown and Seether! We didn’t even get to see the presentation for best rock band! What do you think Mike?

  15. caleb_bozeman on November 24, 2008 at 5:17 pm

    I was pissed off that they showed you guys won for a second. BUT you gotta set the record straight if Anna is pregnant

  16. TiffTiff33LP on November 24, 2008 at 4:57 pm

    I watched theAMAs,and i dident see you guys,did you guys even go?^^Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!You guys woooooooooooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!^^(overjoyed)!!!!^^

  17. 4n174 on November 24, 2008 at 3:37 pm

    Congratulations, and keep up the awesome work!!!

  18. Rez on November 24, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    Congrats on your AMA win last night. You guys went up against some pretty good competition but you guys earned that win. More pics of Mr.Bourdon aka Drum Head!

  19. Diana_LP_adicted on November 24, 2008 at 1:39 pm

    THANK YOU MIKE..THANK YOU LP GUYS ,FOR MAKING ME …AND MAKING ALL OF YOUR FANS SO HAPPY!!! congrats!! for the AMA award and for still being such a great band, love you all =)……sorry for asking, but i noticed that a few people are asking you if you will be FATHER…IS TRUE? HOPPE SOOOOOO. no doubt, you will be an amazing daddy ^^

  20. Madlen on November 24, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    Hell Yeah!:DI (of course) voted for this one too:DI’m sad that you lost to Paramore on the fuse thing…damn!

  21. MaoChouChan on November 24, 2008 at 11:46 am

    @Antje: I don’t have a cramp in my arm but my eyes hurt from sitting in front of the computer all weekend! I’m sorry about the Fuse contest too, but I think if we’d cheated like the others we’d won anyway, so forget about it. WE HAVE AN AMA!!! Thanks to everyone who voted for LP for Favourite Alternative Artist and congrats to LP!!!! =3

  22. analoggirl on November 24, 2008 at 10:34 am

    Congrats! Are there any awards that you’re still aspiring to win? Goals you’d like to achieve?

  23. antje on November 24, 2008 at 10:34 am

    CONGRATULATION TO THE BEST BAND ON EARTH!!!!!!

    Im sorry about the Fuse contest. We voted like hell…. I had a cramp in my arm from pushing the button…😉

  24. skindesbous on November 24, 2008 at 10:32 am

    CONGRATS! You deserve it😉 I read… is Anna pregnant? :O😀

  25. Kalini on November 24, 2008 at 10:22 am

    Congrats!

  26. Mikeshi_Linkfort on November 24, 2008 at 9:49 am

    I congratulate! You have won, though anybody and did not doubt of your victory =) At the best group the best fans =)

  27. slimshinoda on November 24, 2008 at 9:26 am

    Congrats Mike and all members of LP! And for us too!

    Hey Mike, maybe you don’t like say anything about your life out LP, but is Anna pregnant?!?
    If your answer will be “yes”, I’m very happy for you and Anna, so I say double congrats!

  28. MarishkaLP on November 24, 2008 at 9:17 am

    Congrats Linkin Park!!! still sorry for Fuse contest… we really wanted you to win, but.. anyway, we all know thet you’re the best! no doubts😉

  29. kornkob on November 24, 2008 at 9:10 am

    Hey Mike, congratulations on the win! You guys deserve it!

    I just wanna bring up an issue. I’m a Deaf fan of linkin park, I can hear enough to enjoy the music, however I need lyrics or subtitles to be able to follow your work. Your Frat Party dvd had subtitles which made the whole thing very enjoyable for me, and I didn’t feel left out, as many other music DVDs tend not to include subtitles. That was something I really liked about Linkin Park. However I recieved the R2R cd/dvd today, and I discovered that it has no subtitles which comes as a disappointment to me. Why is that the case?

  30. ZU13KA on November 24, 2008 at 9:06 am

    Yay!yay!yay!🙂 awsum, was a bit worried,only jus a teensiest bit tho, coz u guys where up against coldplay and they realy are a powerhouse but clearly we the fans of lp can kick votin ass bra, hehe anyway u guys deserve it congrats

  31. miKer0cks on November 24, 2008 at 8:55 am

    Damn…I’m so sad😦 You didnt make to the semi finals on fuse😦 Well I dont care!!! You are the best and we know it😉 Congrats on winning the AMA!!! You absolutely deserved it😀 KEEP ROCKING!!!❤

  32. AS_21 on November 24, 2008 at 8:55 am

    Congrats! you’re amazing!😉 AMA -> important award i think.

  33. Raspberry on November 24, 2008 at 8:45 am

    Firstly congratulations! and secondly i just finished watching RTR and it was awesome! I was there with my hubby and son and we got into the meet and greet ( hope you liked 20 Qs and the Superman Mug) … I’ve read all the bitching on the forums about songs being cut etc and i knew i wouldn’t be disappointed. Thank you for another fantastic experience guys🙂

  34. alyeska39 on November 24, 2008 at 8:35 am

    Woot! I watched the whole thing simply because I was flipping channels and it was on. I didn’t even know if you guys were nominated for anything, lol. I just saw at the end that y’all had won one of the awards they didn’t show. I’m not usually one for watching award shows, but that was kinda fun, even if they didn’t show y’all’s category. Anyway, congrats on the AMA! 😉

  35. Mic77 on November 24, 2008 at 8:11 am

    CONGRATULATIONS ON THE AWARD AND ON THE BABY, MIKE!!!😉

  36. lp_fm_fan on November 24, 2008 at 7:50 am

    i commented about this before.😛
    but yay!!! we lost the fuse awards, but oh well! AMA’s are more important, yes?

  37. affelay on November 24, 2008 at 7:39 am

    great extra’s on the new dvd. But are there extra’s on the live in texas dvd?

  38. Astat on November 24, 2008 at 7:17 am

    Hey Mike, I’m guessing you already know, but Evidence (Dilated Peoples/H! VLTG3 on Reanimation) has a new album coming out tomorrow.

  39. Shinoda77 on November 24, 2008 at 7:16 am

    OMG I’m so happy right now :D:D:D:D Woooo you won! You totally deserved it! Congrats to everyone😀 Especially to you❤🙂 Love you Mike, really🙂

  40. Urban on November 24, 2008 at 7:15 am

    cogratulations to you!

    i was totally confident that you’ll win. ^^

  41. rockermeg on November 24, 2008 at 6:55 am

    You guys totally deserved that award!
    Congratulation and keep working hard…or,er…start working hard!
    Love ya
    xxx
    (Less messing around with phones and more messing around with guitars Shinoda!)
    Gambatte kudasai!!

  42. Zach on November 24, 2008 at 6:54 am

    Hell yeah! This award means a lot more than a shitty Fuse award anyways. Paramore is garbage basically.

  43. zimminator on November 24, 2008 at 6:45 am

    wooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but i cant believe that you lost on the fuse best video of 2008……to paramore….wtf dude….there should have been no competition there, honestly. rigged i tell ya! actually it problably is…..

  44. Terra on November 24, 2008 at 6:28 am

    Congrats to you guys, you definetly deserved the award.😀
    I was kind of expecting you guys to come out on the AMAs though.. -.-

    oh well, at least you guys won!
    Congrats again!

    Can’t wait for the new album, ;D

  45. zahra on November 24, 2008 at 6:20 am

    congrats! U guy totally deserved IT! ! GOOD LUCK WITH THE NEXT ALBUM!!!!!

  46. uuJesly on November 24, 2008 at 6:07 am

    Hi Mike congratulations!
    Sorry ,I’m a little unhappy.’Cause I have just failed in a exam which very important.I don’t know what should i do .
    It’s evening here,and i sit by computor .Yes ,i’m crying .It makes my parents worry about me.I feel so sorry to them,also my boyfriend .Although they said that they don’t mind it.yes ,I can understand them.
    I’m listening “Bleed it out “right now.I have to say it’s awesome.I just wanna be a person like you ,like Linkin park .Never afraid to fail.Working hard,for the ideal.
    And congratulations again.Thank you Linkin park.

  47. I_B_Long on November 24, 2008 at 6:04 am

    congrats!

  48. LinkinTwins on November 24, 2008 at 6:04 am

    Congrats Guys!!!! You totally deserve it!!!🙂

  49. PankakeMunky on November 24, 2008 at 5:43 am

    congrats!! when i watched the end of the AMAs, i quickly glanced at the tons of other people who won awards but weren’t mentioned and as soon as i saw that LP won, i screamed. yes… that is such a crazy fan thing to do. i live in dorms so i’m the neighbors appreciated that at 11 at night.

  50. nike91 on November 24, 2008 at 5:42 am

    hey CONGRATS guys!!!!! you realy deserve this and even MORE!!!! cause there is no athoer band like you that do such amazing music that everyone loves!!!! even my mom likes youre songs :p 😀 !!!!
    Good luck with the new album, i guess everyone is waiting for it!!! mostlly me!!!!

  51. lp_luva on November 24, 2008 at 5:20 am

    YAY!!! i watched it >religiously< until the end, when i saw u guys listed up there!!!!! i jumped up and down forever, then i went to bed….and also, i have a question. i don’t mean to burst ur bubble or anything, but what do the Japanese letters under mikeshinoda.com mean?…have fun writing the new stuff!!!!! and CONGRATULATIONS!!!

  52. ErbseLP on November 24, 2008 at 4:50 am

    Yeah, congratulations to LP and all fans. =)

  53. GreenPheonix on November 24, 2008 at 4:45 am

    Well done LP, You deserve it because you play like no other band out there and looking forward to the next Album!!!

  54. Gabry94LinkinParkfan23 on November 24, 2008 at 4:45 am

    CONGRATS!! YAYY.. u’r great guys, keep rockin’ on!! xD byeee Gabry x

  55. Gemilla on November 24, 2008 at 4:43 am

    Congratularions!!!😀

  56. ffmuteki9 on November 24, 2008 at 4:42 am

    Congratulations!!looking forward to the RTR DVD released in Taiwan on Dec. 5

    btw,have you guys already talked about Asia tour with Taiwan’s organizer?cause the organizer put Linkin Park’s information on their site, and date info is “to be continued” . so I’d like to know if you’ve contacted each other or not. hope it can be held sooner, cause probably I’d have served in the army after August or September.

    anyway still look forward your shows and new album!!

  57. Linkin_Paranoik on November 24, 2008 at 4:06 am

    guys congratulations you are the best. yeah rock on you are amazing i’m glad you won . you deserved that

  58. Saleha on November 24, 2008 at 3:48 am

    congrats you guys! i knew you’d win! =]

  59. Vitor on November 24, 2008 at 3:46 am

    Hey Mike, I’m happy you guys won. Unfortunately, we couldn’t make you guys win Fuse’s prize.
    I know it will sound a little off-topic, but i’ve been thinking that maybe you and your team could add an option to the site, where people choose their favorite posts, and when someone access my profile, for example, they’ll see what my favorite posts are. I don’t know, is just sounded interesting🙂
    But anyway, congratulations!

  60. tonavanix on November 24, 2008 at 3:39 am

    Congratulations guys!!..😀

  61. missdunno on November 24, 2008 at 3:38 am

    Congrats, you’re definitely the best! Keep doing good music! I was kinda disappointed that you’ve lost the fuse award, but now I’m happy for you. Btw, I’m gonna buy RTR after high school, in a couple of hours, I can’t wait…

  62. eleni1997 on November 24, 2008 at 3:36 am

    Congratulations LP!…:)

    You are awesome:)

  63. MissDee on November 24, 2008 at 3:29 am

    It’s great to hear that! Congrats guys! You deserve it! I’m so happy for you🙂 (can’t wait for the next album)

  64. Akira on November 24, 2008 at 3:20 am

    Congratulations… You will win everything, because you are amazing… Keep doing the great work😀

  65. Lexx333 on November 24, 2008 at 3:08 am

    Congratulations, guys))))))))))))) I’m very proud, that i’m your fan and I hope, that you’ll be #1 for a long time!!! Your fan Alex from Russia)))

  66. Aqua101 on November 24, 2008 at 2:46 am

    For Mike, the rest of LP band members & all LP’s fans worldwide…Congratulations!!! Cheers everyone!!! And next round for sure LP will arise again to be on top of the chart (as usual). Make a gig with your music, boys…and you willl definately shake the world!! Keep up your unique beat & sound from each of you (like Reanimation Styles which I think is the best of all LP albums). Oh, I also wanna ask this : how come now it seems u seldom hv any new clips for LPTV? We wanna see “behind scene” things (on yr PR tour, Worldwide tour, events, etc). Plz do it again. Take care…;)

  67. Fox on November 24, 2008 at 2:45 am

    Congrats, guys!

  68. Natsuky28 on November 24, 2008 at 2:14 am

    congratulations from spain!!!^^

  69. FAR on November 24, 2008 at 2:09 am

    yeah~~~
    seemed like it’s the forth time you guys have won this.
    god job~~

  70. rocksylvie on November 24, 2008 at 2:07 am

    This is cooooool! Congrats! You really deserve it!

  71. lol_2me_lp on November 24, 2008 at 1:57 am

    congrats guys!…hey,where’s the trt anniversary post?::looks around::

  72. cuz on November 24, 2008 at 1:43 am

    Congratulations🙂 Well deserved. I’m at school waiting for the end of lessons to buy Road To Revolution😀 Can’t wait to see it ^^ Love you all.

  73. Mickey on November 24, 2008 at 1:37 am

    Congratulations, guys. You deserve it all 8)

  74. Cyan on November 24, 2008 at 1:21 am

    congratulations!! u guys really did a good job!!😄

  75. TEQUILA on November 24, 2008 at 1:17 am

    Congrats to LP and to all fans))”Together we made it!”

  76. Hawaii_LP_fan on November 24, 2008 at 1:15 am

    CONGRATS guys on clinching this award! I knew you guys would! :o) I waited in anticipation (all night) hoping to see you guys come up on stage or cruise on the red carpet. But it seems this category wasn’t on the list to be announced tonight. I’m sorry about the Fuse award. The LP nation put up a good fight… But hey, you guys won the AMA’s! Linkin Park IS the BEST alternative rock band, enough said! :o)

  77. lpfaint43 on November 24, 2008 at 12:45 am

    well deserved and your welcome:P

  78. soyuneik on November 24, 2008 at 12:37 am

    That’s whats up… Congrats!

  79. Trenskinoda on November 24, 2008 at 12:15 am

    Congratulations LP!!! You guys really are the best. No one can compare to you… I can’t wait for the new album.😀

  80. Lvix on November 23, 2008 at 11:54 pm

    Mike:(

    We’ve loses Fuse’s best video… But believe me, go watch the lp message boards and lpu message boards…
    We worked like crazy people!! The paramore fans just stopped with eating, breathing and sleeping…

    But the newsposts on linkinpark.com :s You can vote each day but in those newsposts stands: vote every week:s
    yeah i think if the deaquarters made not that mistake we had won.

  81. sassi_lp on November 23, 2008 at 11:44 pm

    you definately deserve it. See it as a recognition for your hard work and your loyalty to the fans out there.
    Congratulations!!!! Fuse’s best video is up next:D

  82. Zillazilla on November 23, 2008 at 11:39 pm

    BIG CONRATS U GUYS>…..Did great job…Im soo happy for all of ya…

  83. karma_capella on November 23, 2008 at 11:31 pm

    WoW!!!!! Congrats to Linkin Park!!!! You are tte best alternative band ever!!! i’m really glad for you guys!!!!

  84. asaulp on November 23, 2008 at 11:21 pm

    WHOOOO, Congrats Linkin Park!! You guys totally deserve it, and Paramore fans were totally cheating for the Fuse’s Best Video contest.. we LP fans put up a good fight, though haha. Congrats, again! Can’t wait for that album. RTR, whooo! (:

  85. KATHYxx on November 23, 2008 at 11:17 pm

    You’re welcome🙂

  86. C1ndy on November 23, 2008 at 11:16 pm

    Congratulations!!! I was waiting the whole show to see u guys and u guys never came out, I was kind of dissapointed😦

  87. Hybr1d_7h3ory on November 23, 2008 at 11:15 pm

    Congratulations Mike, you and LP really deserve it. It is really good to see a band that has been around for more than 6 months that had one smash hit get the acclaim they undoubtably deserve.

    Pass on our congrats to the rest of the guys…Hybr1d_7h3ory

  88. EpilepticChickenScratch on November 23, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    Haha! Why weren’t you guys there? That makes my heart sad. =(
    Congratulations!

  89. samlink on November 23, 2008 at 11:10 pm

    Congratulations !!!! I knew this award is only for you guys !!! Awesome !!! ))

  90. ms_shock on November 23, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    Heeeeeeeeeeeyyyy You’r welcome!!!!!!!!! rates the post

  91. YourConscience on November 23, 2008 at 10:40 pm

    Ah, yes. Hubby and I just saw Rhianna perform… But now… Back to The Unit! =) But congratulations guys – you deserve it. hugs Oh yeah, and… You guys should travel down to San Diego on Thursday to participate in the Run for the Hungry. It’s in the morning, so it won’t interfere with any dinner plans you may have… shrugs Just something to think about. Haha.

  92. vanessa_6487 on November 23, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    Congratulations to you guys… LP is the best band ever!!!!… You guys are amazing and your music is so inspiring!!! :].Your work deserves this kind of awards and more. I will be looking foward for your next album and of course more concerts😀.
    att. Vanessa xoxoxoxo

  93. lynndarwinharris on November 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    Congrats!!! Well deserved for all the hard work you guys do! Congrats again and have a good Night

  94. ritzifying on November 23, 2008 at 10:21 pm

    –EDIT–
    Am I understanding other people’s comments right? The AMAs didn’t even have a presentation for alternative rock?? That’s kind of ignorant.

    I forgot to watch and you know, I can’t find anything about you guys at the awards tonight on ABC.com. You’re not in the winners list (yet?), no pics from the red carpet, none from an acceptance speech. Nothing. I find plenty of Jonas Brothers and NKOTB gag on YouTube from the award show, but no LP. Hopefully there will be something that I can watch in the next couple of days.

    Congrats!

  95. Philly_Willy on November 23, 2008 at 10:21 pm

    Congrats guys, you deserve it, I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like you guys

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