- MGMT is an American psychedelic rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden
- Formed at Wesleyan University and originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006
- MGMT's debut studio album Oracular Spectacular, debuted at No
- 12 on the UK album chart, No
- 13 after 34 weeks in the New Zealand RIANZ charts, No
- 6 on the Australian ARIA Charts and at No
- 1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart
- It has also been named the 18th best album of the 2000s by Rolling Stone magazine
- It was named the best album of 2008 by NME
- MGMT also appeared prominently in Australia's Triple J Hottest 100 of 2008, coming in 2nd place with "Electric Feel", 5th with "Kids" and 18th with "Time to Pretend"
- MGMT was nominated for the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and their track "Kids" was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
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