Madcon - the energetic live performers and multi platinum hit makers.
Madcon's first commercial breakthrough came with the hit single »Barcelona» in 2002 with long-time collaborators Paperboys. In 2004, Madcon released their first official album «It's All A Madcon», for which they won a Norwegian Grammy and several other awards. In 2005, Madcon were TV personalities on the Nordic music channel The Voice, while working on their music in the studio.
Their second album, «So Dark The Con Of Man», was released on December 3rd 2007. In Norway, the album was certified gold in 3 hours and platinum in 3 days.
In 2008, Madcon released a cover version of a 1967 Four Seasons song »Beggin», earning the group several #1 chart positions in France, Portugal, Norway and Russia, and a global position # 2 on the European Billboard Hot 100 chart. In addition, they achieved 9 x platinum in Norway, and were No. 1 on the official Norwegian sales charts for 12 weeks, making "Beggin" one of the biggest hits of all times in Norway.
They led the World Music Awards on 10 November 2008 and won the World's Best Selling Norwegian Artist Award. «Beggin» reached Gold sales in the U.S. Madcon have also hosted the Norwegian version of «Don't Forget the Lyrics!», on TV 2 (Norway).
Their third album, «Inconvenient Truth» was released all over Europe in early to mid-2009, and the group saw other major releases, including in the USA, Japan and Australia.
Madcon performed their song "Glow", as the background of the "Eurovision 2010 Flashmob dance" that was broadcast in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 interval act. The song became another one of the biggest hits of all times in Norway, reaching more than 10 times platinum status in Norway and platinum in Germany. In 2011, during the gala awards ESKA Music Awards 2011 in Poland, Madcon was awarded the International Band of the Year.
In 2013 they released the album «ICON» the album contains tracks with feat artists such as as Kelly Rowland, Snoop dogg, Rick ross and so on. The album went #1 in the norwegian charts the first day and went platinum.
The single «One life» feat Kelly Rowland sold multi platinum and has over 14 million views on youtube.
MADCON has performed all over Europe for thousands of people in 2015 with their hit song “Don`t worry” feat Ray Dalton.
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