Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The group
is composed of Mark Foster, Cubbie Fink, and Mark Pontius. The group's music, described as melodic
dance-infused pop and rock, spans many genres.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Indie pop, alternative rock, indietronica, alternative dance, neo-psychedelia
Mark Foster originally called his group Foster and the People, but people misheard it
as "Foster the People" and Mark ended up liking the positive vibe of the name.
(vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, guitar, programming, percussion)
(bass and backing vocals)
Foster The People Awards
SharkOne Awards - Foster the People - New Artist of the Year
WEQX Award - "Pumped Up Kicks" - Song of the Year
Billboard Music Awards - "Pumped Up Kicks" - Top Rock Song