The Chainsmokers are an American DJ duo consisting of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall.
The Chainsmokers were formed as an EDM DJ duo in 2012 under the management of Adam Alpert in New York City. They started out by making remixes of indie bands.
The duo had a hit in two countries with their 2014 single “#Selfie”, which peaked at number sixteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and number eleven in the United Kingdom.
Several singles such as “Roses” and “Don’t Let Me Down”. became top-ten singles on the Hot 100 in the USA.
They released their debut EP, Bouquet, in October 2015.
Their single “Closer”, featuring vocals from Halsey became their first number-one single on both the Billboard Hot 100 and in the United Kingdom, having stayed in the top place for five weeks as of September 20, 2016.