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Special Project

Special Project
From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Pearl Jam

Finalist in Musician

About Pearl Jam

One of the originals, Pearl Jam has outlasted its fellow Seattle grunge bands. Famous for confronting global issues in their songs and music videos, Pearl Jam stands strong on their beliefs. Lead singer Eddie Vedder caused quite the controversy in Jerusalem when he went on an anti-war rant between their hit “Daughter" and a cover of Edwin Starr’s “War," which continued on social media, sparking a global conversation. But they’re not always on political missions—they also fans with trivia and scavenger hunts, teasing their tours and sharing #TBTs of their grunge days and life on the road on Instagram.

Pearl Jam's best work on social