The Black Eyed Peas
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1995
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The Black Eyed Peas

The Black Eyed Peas Biography (Wikipedia)

The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) is an American group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie. Originally an alternative hip hop group, they subsequently changed their musical sound to pop and dance-pop music. Although the group was founded in Los Angeles in 1995, it was not until the release of their third album Elephunk in 2003 that they achieved high record sales. Since that time, the group has sold an estimated 76 million records (35 million albums and 41 million singles), making them one of the world's best-selling groups of all time. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Black Eyed Peas were the second-best-selling artist/group of all time for downloaded tracks, with over 42 million sales as of the end of 2011.

Their first major hit was the 2003 single "Where Is the Love?" from Elephunk, which topped the charts in 13 countries, including the United Kingdom, where it spent seven weeks at number one and went on to become Britain's biggest selling single of 2003. Another European hit single from the album was "Shut Up". Their fourth album, Monkey Business, was an even bigger worldwide success, certified 4× Platinum in the U.S., and spawning four singles, "Don't Phunk with My Heart", "Don't Lie", "My Humps" and "Pump It". In 2009, the group became one of only 11 artists to have simultaneously held the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on the Billboard Hot 100, with their singles "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling", which topped the chart for an unprecedented 26 consecutive weeks. This album The E.N.D later produced a third Hot 100 number-one placement with "Imma Be", making the group one of few to ever place three number one singles on the chart from the same album, before being followed with "Rock That Body" and "Meet Me Halfway", which peaked in the Top 10 of the Hot 100. "I Gotta Feeling" became the first single to sell more than one million downloads in the United Kingdom.

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Where Is The Love?
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Where Is The Love?
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Boom Boom Pow
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Boom Boom Pow
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Don't Phunk With My Heart
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Don't Phunk With My Heart
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Joints and Jam
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Joints and Jam
Sérgio Mendes
Mas Que Nada (feat. The Black Eyed Peas)
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Mas Que Nada (feat. The Black Eyed Peas)
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Pump It
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Pump It
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Let's Get It Started
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Let's Get It Started
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Don't Stop The Party
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Don't Stop The Party
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My Humps
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My Humps
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The Time (Dirty Bit)
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The Time (Dirty Bit)
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Meet Me Halfway
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Meet Me Halfway
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2009
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2009-06-26T22:40:14
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Jun
2009

Glastonbury: 2009

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Live Lounge: Black Eyed Peas
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3p38g
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-05-22T22:40:14
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22
May
2009
Live Lounge: Black Eyed Peas

Live Lounge: Black Eyed Peas

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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