Hanson are best known for their 1997 smash hit MMMBop. They got 3 Grammy nods for the album Middle of Nowhere. Their music spans the genres of indiepop , pop rock , and teen pop. In 1996 the band played at the South By Southwest (aka SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas which led to a record contract. Tulsa even declared May 6 as Hanson Day.