Winners of “Artist of the Year 2012″ at Artists In Music Awards, “Best Alternative Song of the Year 2012″ at Hollywood Music In Media Awards for their single “Real”, proclaimed one of the Hot 100 Best Independent Bands of 2012 on Music Connection Magazine, and nominated for Best Music Video for “Real” at Los Angeles Music Awards 2013 among many other awards and nominations, The Controversy is an acclaimed Alternative Pop duo from Barcelona and Copenhagen now based in Los Angeles, CA.
The Controversy’s first album “Real” has received critical acclaimed reviews, describing it as “stunning”, “off the hook”, “rich songs with powerful lyrics and musical serenity”, “moving and captivating”, “refreshing change from the overproduced pop” and “unique, powerfully emotional, honest and ethereal”.
The Controversy, that will release their newest work in the following months, has released three music videos for their songs “Real”, “So Low” and “Little Star”, while writing and placing music for film, TV and video games, such as a song placement in the TV show “The Bridge”, the creation and production of the theme song for the Sundance Winner Director Amin Matalqa’s feature film “Strangely In Love”, the theme song for the video game “Monaco” “Can’t Resist” in collaboration with Grammy nominee Austin Wintory and the theme song for the feature film “Last Flight” in collaboration with the award winner composer Garry Schyman among others. The Controversy has also been sponsored as SONY’s best independent bands of Los Angeles.
Supporters of gay rights, The Controversy is also the LGBTQ Person of The Year 2012