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Fun (stylized as fun.) is an American indie pop supergroup based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff, of Anathallo and Steel Train respectively. Fun. has released two albums: Aim and Ignite in August 2009 and Some Nights in February 2012.

The band is best known for three hit singles: Grammy Award-winning "We Are Young" (featuring Janelle Monáe), "Some Nights", and "Carry On". "We Are Young" reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Digital Songs charts. It also peaked at number one in the United Kingdom. "Some Nights" was released as the album's second single in June 2012, peaking at number three on the Hot 100 chart and becoming Fun's second Top 10 single, as well as the band's second song to reach platinum status in the United States.

On February 10, 2013, Fun won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist and the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "We Are Young". Additionally, Fun was a nominee for four other Grammy Awards: Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo or Group Performance (both for "We Are Young") along with Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album (both for Some Nights).


Fun (stylized fun.) is an American indie pop band based in New York, New York that was formed by Nate Ruess, formerly of The Format
After the 2008 breakup of The Format, Ruess left Arizona to develop his career in New York City
Ruess then formed Fun with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train
Fun recorded their debut album, Aim and Ignite in August 2009 with producer Steven McDonald and arranger Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., the former keyboardist of Jellyfish
Current members:
Jack Antonoff – guitars, trumpet (since 2008)
Andrew Dost – vocals, piano, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, trumpet, flugelhorn, glockenspiel, drums, percussion (since 2008)
Nate Ruess – lead vocals (since 2008)

Current touring members:
Nate Harold – bass guitar (since 2009)
Emily Moore – guitars, vocals, keyboards (since 2009)
Will Noon – drums (since 2010)

Former touring members:
Jon Goldstein – drums (2008–2010)
Rob Kroehler – guitar (2008–2010)
Michael Newsted – bass guitar (2010)
Maggie Malyn – violin (2008)
Evan Winiker – bass guitar (2011)

 

Alternative

Carry On
Some Nights
We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae)

Club977

We Are Young (Alvin Risk Remix)

Rock

We Are Young (feat. Janelle Mone)

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