MGMT (US pop rock group)

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MGMT is an American psychedelic rock duo founded by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio. Formed at Wesleyan University and originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006.

On October 5, 2007, Spin.com named MGMT "Artist of the Day." On November 14, 2007, Rolling Stone pegged MGMT as a top ten "Artist to Watch" in 2008. The band was named ninth in the BBC's Sound of 2008 Top Ten Poll. They were also named as Last.fm's most played new artist of 2008 in their Best of 2008 list.

MGMT's first album, Oracular Spectacular, debuted at No. 12 on the UK album chart, No. 13 after 34 weeks in the New Zealand RIANZ charts, number six on the Australian ARIA Charts, and hit number one on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart. It has also been named the 18th best album of the decade by Rolling Stone magazine. It was named the best album of 2008 by NME. MGMT also appeared prominently in Australia's Triple J Hottest 100 2008, coming in 2nd with "Electric Feel", 5th with "Kids" and 18th with "Time to Pretend".

MGMT was nominated for the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and their track "Kids" was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. These are the first Grammy nominations for the band. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, the Justice remix of "Electric Feel" won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.

Their second album, Congratulations, was released on April 13, 2010. In January 2011 they began work on their third album, MGMT. It was released on September 17, 2013, and was released as an early exclusive on the Rdio music service on September 9, 2013.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 Oracular Spectacular MGMT 4.4 7
2010 Congratulations MGMT 3 16
2013 MGMT MGMT 5

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 LateNightTales: MGMT Compilation MGMT 2

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 Time to Pretend MGMT 7
2008 Electric Feel MGMT 6
2008 Metanoia MGMT 2
2008 Kids MGMT 4 7
2010 Pursuit of Happiness Kid Cudi feat. MGMT & Ratatat 5 2
2010 Flash Delirium MGMT 4 4
2010 Siberian Breaks MGMT 2
2010 It's Working MGMT 4
2010 Congratulations MGMT 1
2013 Alien Days MGMT 1
2013 Your Life Is a Lie MGMT 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 Of Moons, Birds and Monsters Remix MGMT 1

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2004 We (Don't) Care The Management 2
2005 Time to Pretend MGMT 4 2

EP + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2010 Qu’est-ce que c’est la vie, chaton ? Live MGMT 1

EP + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Congratulations Remixes Remix MGMT 1

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