Plain White T's is a rock band, originating from Villa Park, Illinois. They are best known for "Hey There Delilah", which charted high in many countries. In 2008, they received a Grammy nomination for the song.[1]

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Contents [hide] 1 Biography 1.1 Mainstream breakthrough: 2006–June 2007 1.2 Members 2 Discography 2.1 Albums 2.2 EPs 2.3 Singles 2.4 Guest appearances 2.5 Compilation appearances 3 Television 4 Awards 4.1 2008 4.2 2007 4.3 2006 5 References 6 External links [edit]Biography

[edit]Mainstream breakthrough: 2006–June 2007 In early 2006 the band teamed with Motion City Soundtrack for a Winter/Spring tour. "Hey There Delilah" was first released on their second album "All That We Needed" for which the band received a Grammy nomination. The band then spent months recording in between festivals and shows from April to July 2008, culminating with the release of a single from their 2008 album Big Bad World. Big Bad World had two hit singles called 1,2,3,4 and Natural Disater all where in the AT40 at number 1 and 2 for 3 consecutive weeks in a row As of late 2008, the band was on tour with the Rock Band Live tour with Panic At The Disco, Dashboard Confessional and The Cab. In 2008 the band played Give It A Name festival in the UK. The band played Reading & Leeds festival 2008 but were booed and bottled continuously throughout their set. [edit]Members Tom Higgenson - vocals, guitar Dave Tirio - guitar Mike Retondo - bass guitar, backing vocals Tim G. Lopez - guitar, backing vocals De'Mar Hamilton - drums, percussion [edit]Discography

[edit]Albums Year Title Label U.S. UK AUS 2000 Come On Over Self-Released — — — 2002 Stop Self-Released then re-released on Fearless Records — — — 2005 All That We Needed Fearless Records — — — 2006 Every Second Counts Hollywood 10 3 45 2008 Big Bad World [2] Hollywood 33 [3] — — [edit]EPs Rip Off the Hits (2001) Hey There Delilah EP (2007) [edit]Singles Year Song Peak chart positions Album US [4] US Pop [4] US Mod [4] US Digi [4] UK GER NZ CAN AUS FRA 2004 "All That We Needed" — — — — — — — — — — All That We Needed 2005 "Take Me Away" — — — — — — — — — — 2006 "Hey There Delilah" — — — — — — — — — — "Hate (I Really Don't Like You)" 68 61 25 48 53 — — — — — Every Second Counts 2007 "Hey There Delilah" (re-release) 1 1 3 1 2 1 9 5 3 26 "Our Time Now" 90 66 29 74 114 [5] — — — 37 — 2008 "Natural Disaster" 125 — 38 — — — — — — — Big Bad World "1, 2, 3, 4" 47 48 — 30 — 37 — — — — "—" denotes a release that did not chart. [edit]Guest appearances Year Song Album 2007 "Recluse" (Stacy Clark featuring Plain White T's) Apples and Oranges 2008 "Little Miss Obsessive" (Ashlee Simpson featuring Tom Higgenson) Bittersweet World [edit]Compilation appearances "Bruises", from Oil: Chicago Punk Refined "Song 2" (Blur cover), on the album Punk Goes '90s "Season of a Lifetime", on the album Taste of Christmas "It's So Easy", on the album Sound of Superman "Better Luck Next Time", on the album Dead Bands Party: A Tribute to Oingo Boingo "When I See an Elephant Fly", on the album DisneyMania 6[6] "Miss Kneel" on the album Elmhurst vs. Villa Park "Cell Phone Number" and "Move On" on the album Songs from a Scene "Poor Jack" on the album Nightmare Revisited. [edit]Television

Greek - The band provides "Our Time Now" as the theme for commercials and trailers for the show. They appear playing the song as well as "Hey There Delilah" in the episode "The Rusty Nail". They play the songs "Friends Don't let Friends Dial Drunk" and "Making A Memory" in the episode "Friday Night Frights". And they also play the songs "Come Back To Me" and "Let Me Take You There" on the episode "A New Normal". Two members of the band also appear in the episode "The Great Cappie" as members of the Kappa Tau fraternity. iCarly - The band appears as a special guest for the webshow in the episode "iRue the Day", singing their song "Our Time Now". "Making A Memory" was featured in the final episode to feature Katy Fox (Hannah Tointon) in the UK soap opera Hollyoaks, symbolizing what should be happening rather than what was happening. "Revenge" is used as the theme song to the NYC TV show Secrets of New York. [edit]Awards

[edit]2008 Grammy Awards Best Pop Performance by a Group for "Hey There Delilah" - Nominated [edit]2007 Teen Choice Award Choice Summer Song for "Hey There Delilah" - Winner [edit]2006 mtvU Woodie Award The Breaking Woodie (Best Emerging Artist) - Winner [edit]References

^ 2008 Nominations and Winners ^ Plain White T's Plot 'Big, Bad' New Album ^ [1] ^ a b c d American singles chart ^ British chart ^ Disneymania, Vol. 6: Various Artists: Music [edit]External links

Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Plain White T's Official website Plain White T's at MySpace Plain White T's photography Trash the Stage interview with De'Mar Interview with Plain White Ts Interview with Plain White Ts by Jamie Pham on TheSoCalScene [hide] v • d • e Plain White T's Tom Higgenson • Dave Tirio • Mike Retondo • De' Mar Hamilton • Tim Lopez Steve Mast • Ken Fletcher Studio albums Come on Over • Stop • All That We Needed • Every Second Counts • Big Bad World EPs Hey There Delilah Singles "All That We Needed" • "Take Me Away" • "Hey There Delilah" • "Hate (I Really Don't Like You)" • "Hey There Delilah" (re-release) • "Our Time Now" • "Natural Disaster" • "1, 2, 3, 4" Labels Hollywood

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