The Tragically Hip were formed in 1983 by five friends from Kingston ON – Rob Baker, Gordon Downie, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Gord Sinclair. The Hip have sold millions of records worldwide, managing to enjoy both mass popularity and critical acclaim. The group released their first album, The Tragically Hip, in 1987 and have since released twelve studio albums, earning two diamond certifications and twenty #1 hits. They have won 14 JUNO Awards and were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2005. The Tragically Hip have also received the Order of Canada, as well as honorary degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Known for their powerful, energetic live performances, The Hip have sold millions of albums worldwide and established a demanding concert itinerary, touring extensively in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Australia. The Tragically Hip’s 13th studio recording, Now For Plan A, follows 2009’s platinum selling We Are The Same.