Rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, consisting of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, lead guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist and keyboardist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman. The band first gained exposure with the release of single “It’s Time“, followed by their award-winning debut studio album Night Visions (2012), which resulted in the chart topping singles “Radioactive” and “Demons“. Billboard placed them at the top of their “Year In Rock” rankings for 2013 and 2017 and named them their “Breakthrough Band of 2013”. and “Biggest Band of 2017. Rolling Stone named their single “Radioactive“, which holds the record for most weeks on the Hot 100, from Night Visions the “biggest rock hit of the year”, and MTV called them “the year’s biggest breakout band”. The band’s second studio album Smoke + Mirrors (2015) reached number one in the US, Canada and the UK. After a brief hiatus, the band released their third studio album, Evolve (2017) which resulted in the chart-topping singles, “Believer” and “Thunder“. While all three albums were commercially successful, critical reception was mixed.