The Ting Tings are an English musical duo, consisting of Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums, bass guitar, cowbells) and Jules De Martino (drums, lead guitar, bass guitar, vocals, piano). They formed in December 2007 while based at Islington Mill Studios in Salford.
White and De Martino have released four singles on their current label, Columbia Records UK, including the single "That's Not My Name", which entered and peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in May 2008. The album We Started Nothing was released on 19 May 2008 and peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart. It has now sold over three million copies, with five million singles sold worldwide.
A single, "Hands", was released on 11 October 2010 and was also featured in the video game FIFA 12. Their second studio album, Sounds from Nowheresville, was released in February 2012, with the lead single "Hang It Up" being released on 16 January 2012.