Beck

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  • Birth Name: Bek David Campbell
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter
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  • His grandfather, Al Hansen, helped found the Fluxus art movement of the 1960s; his mom, Bibbe Hansen, acted in Andy Warhol movies and performed in punk-rock bands; and his dad, David Campbell, is a session player-string arranger who's worked with Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones.
  • Dropped out of high school.
  • Before hitting it big, he worked in a video store and unloaded trucks.
  • Released his first studio album, Golden Feelings, in 1993.  His breakthrough, Mellow Gold, featuring the hit single "Loser," was released the next year.
  • His artwork, along with his grandfather's work, was showcased in an exhibition called "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing with Matches," in 1998.
  • Contributed three songs to the PlayStation 3/PlayStation Vita album Sound Shapes; "Cities" was nominated for Best Song in a Game for the Video Game Awards in 2012.

Awards

  • 1999, Grammy — Best Alternative Music Performance: Winner
  • 1996, Grammy — Best Male Rock Vocal Performance: Winner
  • 2014, Grammy — Best Rock Album: Winner
  • 2014, Grammy — Album of the Year: Winner
  • 1996, Grammy — Best Alternative Music Performance: Winner

Relationships

  • Channing Hansen — Brother
  • Tuesday Hansen — Daughter
  • Marissa Ribisi — Wife
  • Bibbe Hansen — Mother
  • Cosimo Henri Hansen — Son
  • Al Hansen — Grandfather
  • David Campbell — Father
  • Leigh Limon — Ex-significant Other

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  • Birth Name: Bek David Campbell
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter