Making a Name for Themselves
The Chainsmokers is a musical group comprised of the duo, Alex Pall & Andrew Taggart. The duo makes music for the EDM/Pop genre. They have an enormous following and really gained their stardom with their hit single, “#Selfie”, in 2014 and have been in the limelight ever since. Since 2014, they have had multiple hits that have topped the billboard 100 list such as Roses, Something Just Like This, Closer, & Don’t Let Me Down to name a few. They DJ duo has been tremendously successful in their genre and have pushed boundaries and have been quite revolutionary. A perfect example of their revolutionary motives are when Andrew Taggart featured his own voice in their hit single, Closer ft. Halsey. Traditionally, DJ’s never use their own voice, rather, they mix tracks and create music behind the DJ booth. However, Taggart shifted that norm when he stepped out from beyond the DJ booth and used his own voice along with Halsey in their hit song Closer. The duo took the risk of going outside or the ordinary. The song was very well received, making the risk absolutely worth it.
The successful DJ duo known as the Chainsmokers have witnessed unprecedented success with their music. The Chainsmokers reached the milestone of having their debut album be the third longest running number one album on the billboard dance chart. The milestone is quite significant given their recent rise to fame. They have mounted great success in such as short amount of time with their revolutionary new way method of creating music. The industry has recognized the group as industry leaders in multiple aspects. They collaborate with the most mainstream artists and break traditional norms of DJing. They group has caught the attention of millions of fans.