About Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo from Columbus, Ohio.
The band was formed in 2009 and consists of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun.
The band independently released two albums, Twenty One Pilots (2009) and Regional at Best (2011), before being signed by record label Fueled by Ramen in 2012. Their label debut, Vessel, was released in 2013.
The duo achieved breakthrough success with their fourth album, Blurryface (2015), which produced the successful singles Stressed Out and Ride and became the first album in history on which every track received at least a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.
In June 2016 they released the single Heathens, which became a big commercial success and was used in the soundtrack of the film Suicide Squad.
In 2017 the group received a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. The same year they were nominated for several Billboard Music Awards and won in the categories Best Rock Song, Best Rock Artist, Best Duo/Group, Top Radio Songs Artist as well as Billboard Music Chart Achievement.