The Eagles is an American rock band. The band was formed by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner in Los Angeles, California in 1971.
The Eagles is one of the remarkably successful recording artists of the 1970 era with five number one singles, six Grammies, and six number one albums, . At the end of the 20th century, two of their albumsnmely "Their Greatest Hits" and "Hotel California" was ranked by Recording Industry Association of America as the 20 best-selling albums in the U.S.. Ranked 37th in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time was the album "Hotel California and the band was ranked #75 on the list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004."Their Greatest Hits" was their best selling album in the U.S. which sold more than 29 million copies. They have sold over 120 million albums through out the world and 100 million in the U.S. only. They are the fifth highest selling music attained in U.S. history and the highest selling American band in U.S. history. During 1970's, no other band in America that sold more than the Eagles.
In July 1980, The Eagles split up , but they regroup in 1994 for "Hell Freezes Over", a mix of live and new studio tracks.They have toured frequently since then and in 1998 they were initiated into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . In 2007, the band released their first full studio album "Long Road out of Eden" in 28 years. The album will top the album charts, release five singles on the Adult Contemporary Charts and the band win two Grammy awards. The following year the Eagles launched "The Long Road out of Eden" Tour in support of the album.