2002 – present (15 years)
Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States
- Hayley Williams (2002 – present)
- Hunter Lamb (2005 – 2007)
- Jason Bynum (2002 – 2005)
- Jeremy Davis (2002 – 2015)
- John Hembree (2005 – 2005)
Paramore is an American Grammy-award winning genre neutral band that was formed in Franklin, Tennessee, United States in 2004. The band currently consists of Hayley Williams (vocals), Taylor York (guitar) and Zac Farro (drums). They have released five studio albums: All We Know Is Falling (2005), RIOT! (2007), Brand New Eyes (2009), Paramore (2013) and After Laughter (2017).
In total, they have released five Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hits, including the hit single "Misery Business", which was released as the lead single from Riot! and brought the band to prominence and earned the band their first Grammy nomination for "Best New Artist" in 2008. After the release of Brand New Eyes, Josh Farro (guitar) and his brother Zac Farro (drums) left the band in 2010.
In 2014, "Ain't It Fun" was released as the third and the last worldwide single from the self-titled album, which earned the band their highest peaking single as well as their first Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and their first #1 on Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. Moreover, the song received crossover success, reaching #2 on Billboard Mainstream Top 40 and also earned the band their first Grammy award for "Best Rock Song" in 2015. At the end of 2015, it was reported Jeremy Davis (bass guitar) left the band.
In 2017, Zac Farro officially rejoined the band.
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