The Chainsmokers are an up-and-coming American electronic DJ and production duo consisting of the talented Alexander “Alex” Pall and the lovely Andrew “Drew” Taggart. They first burst onto the scene by releasing remixes of popular songs by indie artists. However, they truly achieved success with their 2014 song “#Selfie”, which quickly became a top-twenty single in several countries.
The Chainsmokers have had quite a year- winning a Grammy award, two American Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, and nine iHeartRadio Music Awards. They’ve also topped Forbes 2019 list of highest-paid celebrities as the highest-paid DJs, dethroning Calvin Harris after six years.
Their debut EP, Bouquet, was released in October 2015 and featured the single “Roses”, which reached the top 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100. “Don’t Let Me Down”, featuring American singer Daya, became their first top-five single on the Billboard chart and won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
Their breakout single “Closer,” which featured American singer-songwriter Halsey, shot to the top of the Billboard chart. The duo’s second EP, Collage, was released in November 2016. Their debut studio album, Memories…Do Not Open, followed in April 2017 and also topped the US Billboard 200.
The Chainsmokers have had great success with their albums Sick Boy and World War Joy, both of which were released in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The latter even debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart. So Far So Good, their fourth studio album, is set to be released on May 13, 2022 and is sure to be another great addition to their impressive discography.