Formed in Sheffield in 2002, Arctic Monkeys 2006 debut release Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not became the fastest selling debut album in UK chart history. Their six UK number one albums have consolidated their position as one of the most successful British bands to emerge in recent times. They are the only band to have won both Best British Group and British Album of The Year at The Brits three times.
They’ve won 7 Brit awards in total alongside an Ivor Novello award, a Mercury Music Prize, 20 NME awards, 5 Q awards and 3 Grammy nominations. With global album sales of over 25 million and over 30 million followers, the band’s music has been streamed more than 9 billion times to date, accruing on average 6.5 million streams every day. They’ll headline Reading & Leeds and festivals across Europe before heading to Falls 2022/2023!