- Written by: PetsPetsPets
- Category: Entertainment, Music, Music Industry, New York, People, Youtuber
- Published: December 7, 2018
The musical duo Chainsmokers constitutes of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. Alex Pall was born on 16 May 1985 in Westchester. His mom was a stay at home mom whereas his father was an art dealer. When he came to age, he enrolled at New York University where he studied business and history. At a tender age, he had also learned how to play the piano. Most of his passions were in art and so it did not come as a surprise when he started deejaying in nightclubs and working at an art gallery.
He later founded the Chainsmokers with the help of his manager and in collaboration with his former partner Rhett Bixler. When Rhett let the group Alex had to find another partner. He thus turned to his manager who introduced him to Andrew Taggart. At the moment Andrew interning at Interscope records and working as a deejay in night clubs during his free time.
They released their first song #selfie to the media in 2013 which was picked up by Dim Mark Records who later released it officially in 2014. This song gave them a breakthrough in placing their name among other great artists. Through the years they have released more and more songs like roses, kanye, don’t let me down, closer among other. In the song closer, the Chainsmokers collaborate with Hasley. Alex Pall describes the work done by Andrew Taggart and Hasley as amaizing.
According to Forbes, they are number 3 on the list of highest paid DJ’s and number 59 on the list of richest celebrities. Alex has also been featured in the Chainsmokers’ documentary that was compiled by Apple Music. To reach even more fans, the music duo has active social media accounts. Alex Pall goes by @alexpall on Instagram and @AlexPallNY on twitter. To maintain their place as the people’s best, they release songs according to what is happening. The duo has won 30 awards and been nominated for 130 awards. Style when it comes to housing is ancient but fine as can be told according to his recently bought house designed by Mr. Lau.
- Written by: PetsPetsPets
- Category: Entertainment, Music Industry, Youtuber
- Published: October 31, 2018
2018 is proving to be quite the year for EDM artists the Chainsmokers. The dynamic DJ duet of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart started the year strong with a string of single releases. The singles ranged from the dark-themed “Sick Boy”, to their lighter fare “Side Effects”. All of them have been very well-received. In addition to their song producing success the group has also had some blasts from the past. Their first studio album, which is also their only studio album, “Memeories… Do Not Open” nabbed the slot for third longest running non-consecutive No.1 for Billboard. This garnered the group high praise as their original sound has been proven to carry weight. Well apparently their evolved sound is good too because another blast form the past has just reared its head. Earlier this week the duo announced via Instagram that their 2016 hit single “Closer” was certified silver. This is a huge development from the group that it only four years young in the mainstream world.
The duo graced Instagram with some photos showing both Pall and Taggart holding some large plaques up. The giant plaques encase the cover art, records, and full certifications for diamond status. They also have certified diamond in big letters at the bottom. Halsey, the up and coming artist who collaborated with the duo, received one of her own. “Closer” was actually Halsey’s first hit single and served as her breakout song. Since then she has established herself in her own right. Both Pall and Taggart were very grateful for the honor and grateful to their fans. With so much going on one must wonder what is next for the New York-based artists.
“Memeories… Do Not Open” remains the duet’s solo album. They have hinted at a second and many believed the smattering of singles indicated one to come. Although they certainly do not need one as they are doing fine without, the success of their last album begs the question of will they. Right now the time is indeed ripe for number two, their star is more on the rise than ever. At present though they probably will just bask in success awhile.