Baggalútur is an Icelandic musical band. The band has achieved great popularity in Iceland releasing a number of highly charting albums. The band interprets original songs as well as popular Icelandic songs and Icelandic renditions of international hits from various genres. Traditionally Baggalútur perform on annual Christmas celebrations with a large following.
Their album Mamma þarf að djamma was their biggest success with the album topping the Icelandic charts throughout November and December 2013; including the Christmas chart. The title track "Mamma þarf að djamma" in collaboration with and featuring the vocals of Jóhanna Guðrún had an even bigger success in the Icelandic Singles Charts, staying at top of Tónlist singles chart for 13 consecutive weeks making it the biggest selling Icelandic language single for 2013.
The name is connected with the digital online Icelandic magazine Baggalútur operational since May 11, 2001. The site has critical content consisting of ironic or sarcastic articles and imaginary interviews.
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