People, don't put so much weight on the grammys, it's nice for U2 to win, but if they don't...so what. Grammys usually, but not always, reflect only what's "popular" at that time...in the charts. I don't recall The Smiths, The Cure, REM, Guns and Roses, Smashin Pumpkins, etc.. etc..( you get my taste), winning a truckload of grammys. Every now and then someone like Green Day, or even U2 cleans up, but mostly it will reflect what's popular in the charts, not what is creative and artistic.
Having said that, as a long time U2 fan, started following them in 1983...let's put to rest the not