Black Eyed Peas
Julián González Díaz 4º A
The Black Eyed Peas is an American R & B, pop and hip hop, six-time Grammy Award winner. Originally from Los Angeles, California, the group is composed of Will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie.
Since the launch of their third album, Elephunk, in 2003, the group has become one of the most successful bands of the decade. The group earned their first worldwide hit "Where Is the Love?" in 2003, which exceeded more than ten letters from around the world. Another success was the European single’’Shut Up and Let's Get It Started’’, the latter giving them a Grammy. His next album, Monkey Business was a hit worldwide, certified 4-disc Platinum in the U.S.A., and the hit singles: "My Humps" and "Do not Phunk with My Heart" being their second and Grammy third respectively.
In 2009, the group became one of 11 artists who have been at the same time occupying the # 1 and # 2 place on the Billboard Hot 100 with their singles "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" that on average added 26 consecutive weeks above all, being the group most weeks has been on that site. With the next single "Meet Me Halfway” achieve similar success to the two previous singles, getting along with them very good positions in the charts. The album later produced for the third time a number one with" Imma Be ", so the group is among the few to put always three number one singles on the lists of the same album, before being followed with "Rock That Body", which also achieved a great success in the Top 10 Hot 100.
"I Gotta Feeling" has become the first single to sell more than 1 million downloads in the UK and is the simplest of which became world famous, becoming the fifth most successful song in music history.