Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. The band gained exposure following the release of their debut studio album, Night Visions (2012) and first single "It's Time". The band's second studio album Smoke + Mirrors reached number one on the Billboard 200, Canadian Albums Chart, and UK Albums Chart. Night Visions peaked at number two on the weekly Billboard 200 and UK Albums Chart. According toBillboard, Imagine Dragons topped the year-end rock rankings for 2013; Billboard named them "The Breakthrough Band of 2013", and Rolling Stone named their single "Radioactive" "the biggest rock hit of the year". MTV called them "the year's biggest breakout band". Imagine Dragons won two American Music Awards for Favorite Alternative Artist, a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance, five Billboard Music Awards, and a World Music Award. In May 2014, the band was nominated for a total of fourteen different Billboard Music Awards, including Top Artist of the Year and a Milestone Award, recognizing innovation and creativity of different artists across different genres.
In the D2WYM Snippets episode "Radioactive", Brody Rasmussen, Dallin Earl, Jaren Garff, Brayden Rasmussen, Seth Garff, two of Brayden and Seth's friends, and Travis Neal sing the hit Imagine Dragons song, "Radioactive" at a variety show at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Most of the episode shows them practicing the song. An acoustic version of the song can be heard in the very beginning.