fun.’s newest single, We Are Young, is now #1 in the Billboard Hot 100 charts. They have now become the first rock band in over a decade to get their single to #1 in the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Read more about this, below the cut!
With its coronation, fun. becomes the first multi-member rock band to conquer the Hot 100 with its first entry on the chart since Nickelback arrived with their four-week No. 1 “How You Remind Me” in December 2001/January 2002. The song went on to become Billboard’s top title of 2002. (Electronic/alternative act Owl City ruled the Hot 100 with debut single “Fireflies” in 2009, but the name served as an alias for its only member, Adam Young).