"I don't want to be known for anything other than writing songs." — Nate Ruess

  • Members: Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, Jack Antonoff
  • Formed 2008 in New York
  • The first single from their sophomore album, Some Nights, "We Are Young," was Fun.'s first No. 1 hit. Some Nights sold 3 million copies in the United States and was nominated for two GRAMMYs.
  • At the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2013, Fun. won Best New Artist and Song Of The Year for "We Are Young" with Janelle Monáe. The group also performed "Carry On" during the telecast that same year, making their GRAMMY stage debut. 
  • Jack Antonoff dated actress Scarlet Johansson for a year when the pair were high school students.
  • The band performed a private show for Washington, D.C., GRAMMY U students and answered questions during a SoundChecks event in 2012.
  • Fun. started the Ally Coalition, which supports more than 50 local organizations that help LGBTQ youth. The band also supported Mainers United, Maine's campaign for marriage equality, in 2012.

Fun.

"I don't want to be known for anything other than writing songs." — Nate Ruess

  • Members: Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, Jack Antonoff
  • Formed 2008 in New York
  • The first single from their sophomore album, Some Nights, "We Are Young," was Fun.'s first No. 1 hit. Some Nights sold 3 million copies in the United States and was nominated for two GRAMMYs.
  • At the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2013, Fun. won Best New Artist and Song Of The Year for "We Are Young" with Janelle Monáe. The group also performed "Carry On" during the telecast that same year, making their GRAMMY stage debut. 
  • Jack Antonoff dated actress Scarlet Johansson for a year when the pair were high school students.
  • The band performed a private show for Washington, D.C., GRAMMY U students and answered questions during a SoundChecks event in 2012.
  • Fun. started the Ally Coalition, which supports more than 50 local organizations that help LGBTQ youth. The band also supported Mainers United, Maine's campaign for marriage equality, in 2012.

GRAMMY Award Results for Fun.

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Wins
Best New Artist
Nominations
Record Of The Year
We Are Young
Album Of The Year
Some Nights
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
We Are Young
Best Pop Vocal Album
Some Nights