Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, England, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford (lead vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drums), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboard, piano, accordion), Winston Marshall (vocals, banjo, electric guitar, dobro) and Ted Dwane (vocals, double bass, electric bass, drums).
Mumford & Sons have released two studio albums: Sigh No More (2009) and Babel (2012) with one upcoming studio album, Wilder Mind (2015). Sigh No More peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200 in the US, with Babel debuting at number one in the UK and US, becoming the fastest-selling album of 2012 and leading to a headline performance at Glastonbury Festival in 2013. The band have also issued two live albums: Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire (2011) and The Road to Red Rocks (2012).
The band have won a number of music awards throughout their career, with Sigh No More earning the band the Brit Award for Best British Album in 2011 and six overall Grammy Award nominations. The live performance at the 2011 Grammy ceremony with Bob Dylan and The Avett Brothers led to a surge in popularity for the band in America. The band received eight total Grammy nominations for Babel and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The band also won the Brit Award for Best British Group in 2013.