ASCAP Vanguard Award

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fun.


What began as three musicians from different bands, coming together to make music with no rules, ended up as one of the great rock triumphs of recent years. fun. have achieved incredible success by any measure: two Grammys, critical praise, platinum sales of their second album Some Nights and a ubiquitous, record-breaking lead single in “We Are Young” (named ASCAP’s Pop Song of the Year in 2013). But the band’s meteoric rise is only half the story. fun.’s Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff are restlessly creative songwriters above all else. They splice genres, experiment with sounds and keep pushing themselves until their songs become their own thing – catchy, dramatic, often a little strange and always totally genuine. As we wait for new transmissions from planet fun., we are proud to honor them with the ASCAP Vanguard Award.