"Weird Al" Yankovic

Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with more than 12 million album sales. Now entering his fourth career decade, he has won 3 GRAMMY®s (with 14 nominations) and countless awards and accolades for WeirdAl classics such as Eat It, Like a Surgeon, Fat, Smells Like Nirvana, Amish Paradise, and The SagaBegins.His most recent album Alpocalypsewas released on June 21, 2011, charting at #9 inBillboard magazine, the highest debut of his storied career. The first single from the album was the Lady Gaga parody Perform This Way. Alpocalypse was nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards, for Best Comedy Album and Best Short Form Video for the Perform This Way music video.

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