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Mumford & Sons (from left: Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall) accept the award for album of the year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Read Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy

February 11, 2013 – No single act dominated, but rock bands — including The Black Keys and fun. — fared well.


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Read Mumford & Sons On World Cafe WXPN

December 31, 2012 – The "arena folk" band talks about balancing spaces both quiet and loud, and plays songs from Babel. WXPN


Mumford & Sons is led by singer Marcus Mumford (second from left). The band's second album, Babel, was released on Sept. 25 and is on pace to be the highest-selling debut of 2012.

Read Mumford & Sons Preaches To Masses

September 27, 2012 – The British band, which draws from American folk and Christianity, has earned a huge following.

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Watch Mumford & Sons: Finding Balance In 'Babel'

September 23, 2012 – For the British folk-rock band, testing out songs on the road is part of the creative process.


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Watch 'Big Easy Express': Three Bands, One Train, A Ton Of Music

June 27, 2012 – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Mumford and Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show hop a train.

Clockwise from left: Donovan, Laura Marling, Richard Thompson, Mumford & Sons.

Read World Cafe Looks Back: Celebrating U.K. Folk WXPN

March 19, 2012 – Hear from artists who've helped define the sound, including Donovan, Bert Jansch and Laura Marling. WXPN


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December 27, 2010 – Hear an interview and studio session with the London folk-pop band. WXPN


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Listen Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

June 29, 2010 – See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.



Listen Bonnaroo 2010: A Look Back

June 16, 2010 – The NPR Music gang examines some of the highlights from this year's Bonnaroo Music Festival.


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Read Bonnaroo 2010: Mumford And Sons In Concert

June 12, 2010 – Hear the band's updated take on the classic sounds of British and American folk music.


Listen Bonnaroo Preview

June 8, 2010 – All Songs Considered looks at some of the bands performing at this year's festival.


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Listen Mumford And Sons: Foot-Stomping British Folk

February 21, 2010 – The band's rich harmonies and infectious melodies bring to mind Crosby, Stills and Nash.


Listen Mumford And Sons: Overseas Americana

February 25, 2009 – "Roll Away Your Stone" is Mumford and Sons' raw folk-rock ode to facing demons and starting over.


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