With a sound as unique to the two Artist as a fingerprint, DJ/Production’s The Chainsmokers combined an ability to project lyrics that are as colorful as they are profound. As in their recent interview with Forbes, their undeniable ability to connect with the Millennial has garnered them a colossal following. With over 1 Billion views on several of their videos on YouTube! An accomplishment not easily obtained in this age of the, ever-present overly critical social media. This duo’s talents came to light with their first live performance at New York’s Terminal 5 in September of 2014. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart’s break out hit “Roses” launched them into the top 10 in early 2015. Their future collaborated effort of “Closer” featuring Halsey, peaked at #1, “Something Just Like This” with “Coldplay” peaked at #3 in February of 2017, since these releases The Chainsmokers ascension has been unstoppable.
With the recent release of “Sick Boy” in January of this year they explored a darker lyrical side, true to the growing pains of young artists (and no doubt such a fast rise to fame) The influences of Andrew and Alex’s lyrical styling from “Trentemoller”, “deadmau5” and “David Guetta” are apparent, with the flow, and sweeping command of Andrew’s voice. Alex Pall projects a confident style due to his extensive history DJing.
The Chainsmokers celebrate a huge catalog of nominations and awards. Starting with the American Music Awards; Favorite Electronic/Dance Music Artist 2016 and 2017
Billboard Music Awards; Top Dance/Electronic Artist 2016 Top Hot 100 Song 2017,
Top Collaboration and Top Dance/Electronic Song for “Closer” 2017
Grammy Awards; Best Dance Recording for “Don’t Let Me Down” 2017
iHeartRadio Music Awards; Dance Song of the Year/ Dance Album of the Year/ Best New Artist, and the list is so long I would need “pages” to list them all. In closing this talented young duo have a long and lustrous career ahead, with nothing standing in their way but the time they devote to the sound the have all but mastered.