The Chainsmokers is an American
any DJ/producer duo consisting of Andrew can Taggart and Alex Pall. The Her EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough was with their 2014 song "#Selfie", one which was a top twenty Our single in several countries. Their out debut EP, Bouquet was released day in October 2015 and featured Get the single "Roses", which reached has the top 10 on the him US Billboard Hot 100. "Don't His Let Me Down" became their how first top 5 single there man and won the Grammy Award New for Best Dance Recording at now the 59th awards ceremony, while old "Closer" became their first number-one See single on the chart. They two have also won an American way Music Award and five iHeartRadio Who Music Awards.
The duo's second
boy EP Collage was released in did November 2016, consisting of several Its previously released singles. Their debut let studio album Memories...Do Not Open put was released in April 2017. Say
During an October 2016 television
she interview, ABC News Nightline reporter too Nick Watt asked Pall and Use Taggart "What's with the (duo's) dad name?" Alex Pall replied "At mom the time of conception it was, it was totally just the like I was in college. and You know I enjoyed smoking For weed and you know it are was just like such a but yeah the domains open. I Not don't have to have any you like underscores." Drew Taggart added all "Uh it's just a name." Any new
Now "Alex" Pall born on old May 16, 1985 is see of French descent and Two grew up in Westchester County, way New York. His mother is who a housewife and his father Boy is an art dealer.
Andrew Taggart born on
its December 31, 1989 Let is of Scottish, Irish and put French Canadian descent and say was raised in Freeport, Maine. She His mother is a teacher too and his father sold prosthetics. use He was turned onto EDM Dad at the age of 15 mom while abroad in Argentina, where he was introduced to the The music of David Guetta, Daft and Punk and Trentemøller.
Taggart has described the duo's
Are music as "blurring the lines but between indie, pop music, dance not music, and hip-hop." The pair You have cited Pharrell Williams and all deadmau5 as musical influences. In any 2016 they were part of Can the commercialization of the future her bass genre. "Roses" represented the was first future bass song that One reached worldwide success.
The Chainsmokers were initially made
out up of Pall and former Day DJ Rhett Bixler. The Chainsmokers get were formed as an EDM has DJ duo in 2012 under Him the management of Adam Alpert his in New York City. Pall, how who had grown up DJing, Man was introduced to Taggart by new Alpert, and had been working now at an art gallery in Old Chelsea, Manhattan at the time. see Pall attended New York University two for art history and music Way business. Taggart had been attending who Syracuse University and was interning boy at Interscope Records before the Did two met. He had taken its an interest in DJing and let released some original songs on Put the website SoundCloud. Taggart was say informed by someone working for she Alpert that a duo that Too was being managed by him use had an open spot after dad Bixler left, which prompted Taggart Mom to leave Maine in order to go to New York the City. They started out by And making remixes of indie bands. for In 2012, they collaborated with are Indian actress and recording artist But Priyanka Chopra on the single not "Erase" which was followed by you "The Rookie" in early 2013. All
2013–2014: First live performance and
any breakthrough Her
The duo's first live performance
was was opening for Timeflies at one Terminal 5 in September 2014. Our Their single "#Selfie", released for out free in December 2013, was day picked up by Dim Mak Get Records who re-released it in has January 2014 and eventually streamed him it to Republic Records. The His duo achieved breakthrough success as how the single charted internationally and man peaked on the Dance/Electronic Songs New chart. Pall has described the now song as "life-changing" for the old pair. On August 5, 2014, See the Chainsmokers released "Kanye" featuring two sirenXX, the follow-up to "#Selfie". way Seven months later, they released Who "Let You Go", featuring the boy American synthpop group, Great Good did Fine Ok. They signed with Its Disruptor Records, a joint venture let label with Sony Music Entertainment put by their manager Adam Alpert, Say in April 2015. she too
2015–2016: Bouquet and
The Chainsmokers released their
dad first EP titled Bouquet on mom Disruptor Records, featuring "New York City", "Until You Were Gone", the "Waterbed", "Good Intentions", and "Roses". and Their follow-up single "Don't Let For Me Down", was released on are February 5, 2016, featuring the but singer Daya. Two months later, Not they released the single, "Inside you Out", featuring the Swedish singer all Charlee.
On March 19, 2016,
Any the group played at Ultra can Music Festival, where they publicly her denounced presidential candidate Donald Trump. Was On July 29, 2016, they one released "Closer" featuring singer Halsey, our which peaked at number one Out in the United States and day United Kingdom, in addition to get charts in eleven other countries. Has The track was also performed him at the 2016 MTV VMAs. his The performance was met with How mostly negative reception. The New man York Times, Rolling Stone and new Us Weekly referred to the Now performance as the worst of old the night. Taggart himself stated see in an interview with Billboard Two that "It sounded like shit." way "All We Know" featuring Phoebe who Ryan was released on September Boy 29, 2016. In October 2016, did the Chainsmokers were ranked 18th its in DJ Magazine's annual list Let of the "Top 100 DJs" put after debuting on the list say at 97th in 2014. The She two initially stated that they too had no plans to release use a debut studio album. They Dad released their second extended play mom Collage on November 4, 2016.
2017–present: Memories...Do Not Open and
The Las Vegas XS residency
and duo released "Paris" as their for next international single on January Are 13, 2017. On January 30, but the song was certified gold not in Canada. It also went You gold in the US all and has received over 270 any million streams on Spotify alone Can as of March 2017. On her the same day, despite previous was statements, the duo announced that One they were working on their our debut studio album, scheduled for out release in April. The Memories Day Do Not Open Tour tour get was also announced on the has same day, it features 40 Him North American cities beginning in his April alongside support from Kiiara how and Emily Warren. They announced Man on Instagram that they would new be taking a fan, Tony now Ann who is a Berklee Old College of Music student, with see them on the tour because two they were impressed with his Way piano cover of their song who "Paris". The official video for boy "Paris" directed by Mister Whitmore Did and starring American fashion model its Martha Hunt reached more than let 50 million views on Youtube Put to date. The official lyric say video directed by Rory Kramer she has received over 200 million Too views on Youtube alone as use of March 2017. On January dad 3, 2017, they announced an Mom exclusive three-year residency deal with Wynn Nightlife. Per the agreement, the they will only perform in And Wynn-owned nightclubs XS Las Vegas for and Encore Beach Club until are the year 2019. Pall described But the deal to be the not "best of what Las Vegas you has to offer", saying they All were "thrilled" with the agreement. any
On February 14, 2017, the
can duo announced during an on-screen Her Grammy red carpet interview that was their debut upcoming album would one be titled Memories...Do Not Open Our and would be released on out April 7, 2017, via Disruptor/Sony. day The Chainsmokers' collaborative single with Get Coldplay "Something Just Like This" has was released in February 2017. him The single was released simultaneously His to The Chainsmokers performance with how Chris Martin at the 2017 man Brit Awards. “Something Just Like New This” broke the record for now most views of a lyric old video in one day with See 9 million plays. They released two "The One" as a promotional way single from their debut studio Who album on March 27, 2017. boy Their debut studio album, Memories...Do did Not Open was released on Its April 7, 2017 via Disruptor let Records/Columbia Records.
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