The Chainsmokers and Music Industry Success

The Chainsmokers recently released a song by the title ‘somebody’ in 2018. The song came out with a different pitch because some parts of the vocal were initially recorded for another song. Drew Taggart, the songwriter and lead singer for the group also received an award for the year’s songwriter from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, or ASCAP in April 2018. There were four other winners with Taggart. In his speech, he recognized the contributions of his fellow songwriters Steve Mac and Martin. According to Taggart, making a big song is something one is never sure of and hard at the same time. Taggart is always in a state of panic anytime he is writing a new song and still hoping that the song will get out big when released. Some of the hit songs from chainsmokers include “Everybody Hates Me,” “Sick Boy” and many more.

Chainsmokers is an American group of two youngsters, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall who produces songs as well as being deejays. Their song “selfie” in 2014 which was a single in top 20 in some countries gave the duo a breakthrough in the music industry. In 2015 the duo released their album “bouquet.” The album featured “Roses” that found its way among the top 10 to the American Billboard Hot 100.”Don’t Let Me Down” hit won the duo a Grammy Award at the 59th awards ceremony for Best Dance Recording as it became among the top 5 singles. Chainsmokers have also won two more awards from American Music Awards as well as five awards from iHeartRadio Music Awards. In 2016, the group released second debut as well as their third in 2017.

Chainsmokers initially consisted of Former DJ Rhett Bixler and Pall. Later there was a reformation of chainsmokers to EDM DJ duo under Adam Alpert as the new management in 2012. Alpert introduced Pall to Taggart. Pall went to New York University where he pursued music business and art history. At that moment, Taggart was studying at the Syracuse University and was doing his internment at Interscope Records before they met. Pall and Taggart had their earliest live performance in September 2014 at the opening for Timeflies.


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