Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles. Their song Pumped Up Kicks became a crossover hit on commercial radio and reached top 10 in all kinds of music charts. Most of their works expand upon the indie electronic outfit's '80s synth-meets-'60s psych pop sound. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Mark Foster, guitarist Sean Cimino, keyboardist Isom Innis, and drummer Mark Pontius. Mark Foster, as a key figure of the band, has worked with Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ryan Tedder, Madeon, The Kooks and other artists. The band's signature song Pumped Up Kicks spent a whole week on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. The song was then used in popular TV series such as Warehouse 13 and The Vampire Diaries.
BRIT Awards: International Breakthrough Act (Nominated)
MTV Video Music Awards: Best New Artist and Best Rock Video (Nominated)
Billboard Music Awards: Top New Artist and Rock Artist of the Year (Nominated)
Grammy Awards: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Short Form Music Video (Nominated)
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