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.[1] The band is comprised by vocalist Mitchy Collins, guitarist Jordan Greenwald, and drummer Sam Price.[2] The band is most known for their single "Broken" which has charted on several US Billboard charts. The band topped the Billboard Emerging Artists chart dated October 6, 2018.[3]

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 dated April 21, 2018,[4] and stayed on top for seven consecutive weeks. The single topped the Billboard Rock Airplay chart dated June 9, 2018[5] and remained on top for nine consecutive weeks. It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart (airplay chart across all genres) and number 14 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart (airplay chart for pop songs), both dated October 6, 2018.[6] It peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 issue dated November 10, 2018.[7] 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.[8]

In September 2017, the band released their first EP, Everything I Could Never Say...[9] 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.[10]

Career[edit]

2016–2017: Origin, "Broken", and Everything I Could Never Say...[edit]

Bandmembers Mitchy Collins, Jordan Greenwald, and Sam Price met and formed the band while at a nightclub in West Hollywood.[11] The band started making music and released their single "Broken" exclusively with Billboard in April 2017.[12] After signing with Another Century Records, Lovelytheband released their debut EP, Everything I Could Never Say..., in September 2017.[1] The band has since toured with The Wrecks and La Bouquet.

2018: Finding It Hard to Smile and Broken Like Me Tour[edit]

On May 11, 2018, the band released their single "These Are My Friends". The band's debut album, Finding It Hard to Smile, was released on August 3, 2018.[13] The band is scheduled to go on their first headlining tour, the Broken Like Me Tour, which will start on August 15, 2018. The tour will visit Canada and the United States. They are also scheduled to be the opening act for 5 Seconds of Summer's Meet You There Tour (European concerts).

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Everything I Could Never Say... (2017)[9]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Chart positions Album
US
[7]
US
Hot AC
[14]
US
Alt.

[15]
US
Rock

[16]
US
Rock Airplay
[5]
CAN
[17]
"Broken" 2017 29 1 1 2 1 18 Finding It Hard to Smile
"These Are My Friends" 2018 10 20 11

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Director Ref.
"Broken" 2017 [18]
"These Are My Friends" 2018 Hoeg/Beach [19]

Tour[edit]

Headlining act[edit]

  • Broken Like Me Tour (August–October 2018)[20]

Supporting act[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Apple Music Preview". Apple Music. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Indie Spotlight: lovelytheband". BMI. October 5, 2017. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Emerging Artists". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ a b Rutherford, Kevin. "Lovelytheband's 'Broken' Rules Rock Airplay Chart". Archived from the original on August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  6. ^ "Radio Songs". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Hot 100: November 10, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ a b "Album everything i could never say..". Genius. September 22, 2017. Archived from the original on January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lovelytheband Announces Debut Album "Finding It Hard to Smile"". ABC News Radio. 2018-06-29. Archived from the original on 2018-12-27. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ ""Finding It Hard to Smile" by lovelytheband". Apple Music. Archived from the original on July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  14. ^ "Adult Pop: November 17, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  15. ^ Peaks on the Alternative Songs chart:
  16. ^ "Top Rock Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  17. ^ "Canadian Hot 100: January 19, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  18. ^ "lovelytheband – broken (official video)". Archived from the original on August 23, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  19. ^ "lovelytheband – these are my friends". Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  20. ^ Flores, Bailey. "Lovelytheband Announce Headlining tour". Archived from the original on August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.

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