Emerging out of London, England,Madness is a pop band that formed in 1976. They have released 9 albums, 2 live albums, 9 compilation albums, and 37 singles, hitting in the top of the charts multiple times.
Their first album, One Step Beyond..., received platinum certification in 1979. The group went on to receive 6 more gold and platinum certifications. From 1979 to 1983, Madness stayed in the top ten of the UK Singles Charts.