Due to their exponential success in the highly competitive music industry, it is easy to think that the Chainsmokers have been around for long, yet, they’ve only been in the scene for less than a decade. Ever since they made their first hit, the Chainsmokers became part and parcel of the pop era fabric, and have been taking over various musical lists with each wake
Before the bang of Chainsmokers hit song, not many people knew the duo. And even though It has been two years since they broke the internet with their hit song, Closer, the single is still among the most loved hits to date. Last year, Closer went all the way to seven-times platinum, and since then, it hasn’t been showing any signs of coming down, as it went from being seven-times platinum to ten-times platinum, thus, achieving the diamond status. To mark this achievement, the duo was awarded a mint plaque, and could not hide their excitement, and immediately posted the photos of the plaque on Instagram, thereby sharing their joy with the world.
In addition to securing the diamond certification, Closer has helped in shaping their career in a significant way. For instance, the hit song give them a ripe opportunity, and selected as the nominees of the famed Grammys award. And despite not winning the accolade, Closer has been keeping the duo at the top of various charts. The duo was the longest running artists on the Hot dance/electronic songs billboard, and also the Hot 100.
Chainsmokers are a force to reckon and every song they release becomes a hit. Other hit songs from the duo which left shivers across all entertainment halls include Somebody and the Recent Smash Hit, and Sick Boy. Their success has seen them win big financially as they now rank number two, on Forbes list of the highest paid DJ’s with a net worth of over $45.5 million.
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The Chainsmokers is an American pop DJ duo band comprised of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The duo first came into the limelight in 2014, and after their first song “Selfie” became a top twenty hit song in multiple countries, the duo has continued to surprise the world through their creativity, and release of several other hit singles. Even though the two grew up in different locations, and in entirely different worlds, they had followed a similar path, a factor that enabled them to connect instantly when they met. It is through this strong bond that the duo continues to produce massive hits.