Imagine Dragons is an American alternative band from Las Vegas, Nevada. The band gained exposure following the September 2012 release of their debut studio album, Night Visions and first single "It's Time". The album peaked at number 2 on the weekly Billboard 200 chart and led to a worldwide tour during much of 2013. According to Billboard, Imagine Dragons topped the year-end rock rankings for 2013; Billboard named them "The Breakthrough Band of 2013," and Rolling Stone named their single "Radioactive" "the biggest rock hit of the year." MTV called them "the year's biggest breakout band."
Imagine Dragons' line up consists of vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne "Wing" Sermon, bassist Ben McKee and drummer Daniel Platzman.
The band's debut album Night Visions has sold over 2 million copies in the US, and it has been certified platinum in twelve countries. The album is also certified gold in multiple countries.
In response to their debut album Imagine Dragons won an American Music Award for Favorite Alternative Artist, a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance, five Billboard Music Awards, and a World Music Award. In May 2014, the band was nominated for a total of fourteen different Billboard Music Awards, including Top Artist of the Year and a Milestone Award, recognizing innovation and creativity of different artists across different genres.
The band's upcoming second studio album Smoke and Mirrors was announced in 2014 and is planned for release on February 17, 2015.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license