The Lumineers are an American folk rock band from Denver, Colorado. The Lumineers popularity continued to build in 2012 with sold-out shows and favorable reviews for their self-titled debut album.
On June 14, 2012, the album's first single "Ho Hey" debuted at number 90 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, their first song to do so. In its second week on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it jumped from number 90 to number 73. "Ho Hey" later peaked at number 45 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and as of July 19 had sold 311,642 singles. By June 23, "Ho Hey" hit #1 at commercial Triple A radio, where it spent 6 weeks, and was quickly moving up the commercial Alternative radio chart.