Lovelytheband

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Lovelytheband
Lovelytheband Columbus OH 2018.jpg
From left to right: Jordan Greenwald, Mitchy Collins, and Sam Price.
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California
Genres
Years active2016–present
Labels
Websitelovelytheband.com
Members
  • Mitchy Collins
  • Jordan Greenwald
  • Sam Price

Lovelytheband (stylized as lovelytheband) is an American indie pop band that formed in 2016 in Los Angeles. The band consists of vocalist Mitchy Collins, guitarist Jordan Greenwald, and drummer Sam Price. The band is most known for their single "Broken" which charted on several US Billboard charts.

The band debuted in April 2017 with their single "Broken" which quickly earned over three million streams on Spotify. The single charted on several Billboard charts. It topped the Billboard Alternative Songs chart and Billboard Rock Airplay chart for several weeks. The single also became the band's first top 10 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart and first top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In September 2017, the band released their first EP, Everything I Could Never Say.... They released the single "These Are My Friends" in May 2018. On August 3, 2018, they released their debut album Finding It Hard to Smile.

Career[edit]

2016–2018: "Broken" and Everything I Could Never Say...[edit]

Mitchy Collins, Jordan Greenwald, and Sam Price met and formed the band while at a nightclub in West Hollywood.[1][2][3]The band then released their debut single, "Broken", in April 2017.[4]

"Broken" charted on several Billboard charts. It topped the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, dated April 21, 2018, and stayed on top for seven consecutive weeks.[5] It topped the Billboard Rock Airplay chart, dated June 9, 2018, and remained on top for nine consecutive weeks.[6] It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart (airplay chart across all genres), number 14 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart (airplay chart for pop songs),[7] and number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100.[8] The single became the band's first top 10 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart and first top 40 on the Hot 100. It was also one of the four songs in 2018 that managed to chart in both the Alternative Songs chart and the Top 10 of the Radio Songs chart.[9]

After signing with Another Century Records, they released their debut EP, Everything I Could Never Say..., in September 2017.[2][10] The band then toured with The Wrecks and La Bouquet.[citation needed]

2018-present: Finding It Hard to Smile[edit]

On May 11, 2018, the band released the single "These Are My Friends" from their upcoming debut album. The album, Finding It Hard to Smile, was then released on August 3, 2018.[11][12]

The band went on their first headlining tour, the Broken Like Me Tour, which started on August 15, 2018. The tour visited Canada and the United States. They also toured as the opening act for the European leg of 5 Seconds of Summer's Meet You There Tour.[13] The band is scheduled to go on their second headlining tour, Finding It Hard to Smile Tour, to support their debut album. The tour will visit cities across the US and Canada, starting March 2019.[14]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Everything I Could Never Say... (2017)[10]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Chart positions Album
US
[8]
US
Adult

[15]
US
Alt.

[16]
US
Rock

[17]
US
Rock Airplay
[6]
CAN
[18]
"Broken" 2017 29 1 1 2 1 18 Finding It Hard to Smile
"These Are My Friends" 2018 10 20 11
"Maybe, I'm Afraid" 2019 13 36 22

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"Change Your Mind"[19]
(Dillon Francis featuring Lovelytheband)
2019 Non-album single

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Alone Time"[20] 2018 Finding It Hard to Smile
"Pity Party"

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Director Ref.
As lead artist
"Broken" 2017 N/A [21]
"These Are My Friends" 2018 Hoeg/Beach [22]
"Maybe, I'm Afraid" 2019 Andrew Sandler [23]
As featured artist
"Change Your Mind"
(Dillon Francis featuring Lovelytheband)
2019 Brandon Dermer [24]

Members[edit]

  • Sam Price - drums (2016-present)
  • Jordan Greenwald - guitar, keyboards (2016-present)
  • Mitch Collins - guitar, vocals (2016-present)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Billboard Music Awards

Year Award Result Reference
2019 Top Rock Artist Nominated
Top Rock Song ("Broken") Nominated

iHeartRadio Music Awards

Year Award Result Reference
2019 Best New Rock/Alternative Artist Won [25]
Alternative Rock Artist of the Year Nominated
Alternative Rock Song of the Year ("Broken") Nominated

Tour[edit]

Headlining act[edit]

  • Broken Like Me Tour (August–October 2018) [26]
  • Finding It Hard to Smile Tour (2019)

Supporting act[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mosk, Mitch (April 20, 2017). "True Connection and Perfect Imperfection in lovelytheband's Debut "Broken"". Atwood Magazine. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Apple Music Preview". Apple Music. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Indie Spotlight: lovelytheband". BMI. October 5, 2017. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  4. ^ Aniftos, Rania (April 13, 2017). "lovely.the.band Finds Love That Heals in Debut Single 'Broken': Exclusive Premiere". Billboard. Archived from the original on September 29, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Rutherford, Kevin. "Lovelytheband Leaps to No. 1 on Alternative Songs Chart With 'Broken'". Archived from the original on August 8, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Rutherford, Kevin. "Lovelytheband's 'Broken' Rules Rock Airplay Chart". Archived from the original on August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  7. ^ "Radio Songs". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Hot 100: November 10, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  9. ^ Trust, Gary (November 2, 2018). "Lovelytheband's 'Broken' Continues Alternative's Steady Radio Success and More Hot 100 Chart Moves". Billboard. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Album everything i could never say..". Genius. September 22, 2017. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  11. ^ ""Finding It Hard to Smile" by lovelytheband". Apple Music. Archived from the original on July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  12. ^ "Lovelytheband Announces Debut Album 'Finding It Hard to Smile'". ABC News Radio. June 29, 2018. Archived from the original on December 27, 2018. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  13. ^ "How Three Strangers Became Lovelytheband, With 2018's Breakthrough Alt Hit". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  14. ^ "lovelytheband Announce 'Finding It Hard to Smile' Tour Dates". iHeartRadio. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  15. ^ "Adult Pop: November 17, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  16. ^ Peaks on the Alternative Songs chart:
  17. ^ "Top Rock Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  18. ^ "Canadian Hot 100: January 19, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  19. ^ Bein, Kat (March 29, 2019). "Dillon Francis & Lovelytheband unite for summery 'Change Your Mind': Listen". Billboard. Archived from the original on April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  20. ^ Roumeliotis, Tina (June 29, 2018). "Pick Of The Week lovelytheband – "Alone Time"". The Daily Listening. Archived from the original on December 27, 2018. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  21. ^ "lovelytheband – broken (official video)". Archived from the original on August 23, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  22. ^ "lovelytheband – these are my friends". Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  23. ^ "lovelytheband – maybe i'm afraid (Official Video)". Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  24. ^ "Dillon Francis ft. lovelytheband – Change Your Mind (Official Music Video)". Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  25. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2019". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  26. ^ Flores, Bailey. "Lovelytheband Announce Headlining tour". Archived from the original on August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  27. ^ https://thesymphonyofrock.com/2017/10/05/the-wrecks-to-embark-on-robot-army-headlining-tour/
  28. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ7WQD9A2Tn/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
  29. ^ https://www.altwire.net/2018/03/26/lovelytheband-join-awolnation-tours/
  30. ^ https://www.altwire.net/2018/03/26/lovelytheband-join-awolnation-tours/

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