Guinness World Records named Gorillaz the most successful virtual band after its 2001 debut album, Gorillaz, sold more than six million copies. Created in 1999 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, this alternative rock band is made up of four animated characters: 2D, Murdoc, Noodle, and Russel. The band's second album, Demon Days, received five Grammy nominations in 2006, including a victory for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
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HowStuffWorks goes backstage with BABYMETAL, the kawaii metal band out of Japan, as they rewrite music history.