Fitz and The Tantrums are an American soul/indie pop band from Los Angeles, formed in 2008. Their debut studio album, Pickin' Up the Pieces, released in August 2010, has received critical acclaim and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. They were heralded as a "band to watch" in an April 2011 profile in Rolling Stone. They have performed their hit single "MoneyGrabber" on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, on TBS's Conan and on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and have toured extensively in the United States and abroad. They are currently signed to Elektra Records.
The band consists of Michael Fitzpatrick (lead vocals and keyboards), Noelle Scaggs (vocals and percussion), James King (saxophone, flute, trumpet, and harmonica), Joseph Karnes (bass guitar), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards) and John Wicks (drums and percussion). They are produced by Chris Seefried, who is also a co-writer.