The Black Keys have been mistaken by MTV for The Black Eyed Peas. But at least the guys are cool enough to have a sense of humor about the whole thing. The Black Keys recently received their first MTV VMA award in the mail, complete with the personalized plaque for the track “Tighten Up,” honoring . . . . The Black Eyed Peas. Oops!
[pullquote quote=”Hopefully we win their Grammy as well one day!” credit=”drummer Patrick Carney”]Drummer Patrick Carney reports that this isn’t the first time the band’s name has gotten mixed up with Fergie, wil.i.am and crew – their video debut on MTV’s TRL mislabelled the song “Set You Free” as a BEP track as well. Oh well, as Carney says “Hopefully we win their Grammy as well one day!” Rolling Stone has the full story here.