Europe is a Swedish rock band that was formed by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno. Since its formation, Europe has released nine studio albums, three live albums, three compilations and seventeen videos. Europe rose to international fame in the 1980s with its third album The Final Countdown, which became a substantial commercial success and sold over three million copies in the United States.
Europe was one of the most successful rock acts of the 80s and sold over 20 million albums worldwide. The band has achieved two top 20 albums on the Billboard 200 chart and two top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.