Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are the faces behind the dynamic duo that make up the infamous Chainsmokers. The two, Alex Pall with experience as a DJ, and Andrew Haggart as a producer met through their manager and have since grown to be among the top-earning Electronic Dance Music groups in America.
The year 2018 has been a good season for the duo, outsmarting their peers in the industry like Steve Aoki, David Guetta, and Diplo. “Closer” and “Something Just Like This” as produced by the Chainsmokers has attracted many fans. As the duo’s fan base keeps expanding, there is even more optimism within their cycles. Currently, the Chainsmokers have an active three-year residency deal with Wynn Nightlife and collect nightly checks of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In 2017, the duo released their debut album titled “Memories-Do Not Open” which has since achieved platinum status topping the Bill Board album charts.
Currently, Forbes places Chainsmokers at the second place in the list of the World’s highest-earning DJs. At $45.5 million of total earnings for 2018, they are the envy of peers. The future looks even brighter for the pair that has over the years dedicated their time and efforts towards creating EDM that their fans can relate to, and that which transcend culture, race, age, and gender.
Alex and Andrew at 32 and 28 years respectively, have several years ahead of them to excel in their career. The duo is keen to keep with the pace of changes and emerging trends in the music industry. Brainstorming and experimentation of ideas are crucial to their strategy of producing music that is fresh, relevant and interesting to their fans.
The New York-based Chainsmokers has several awards to its name, including a Grammy Award in the category of Best Dance Recording.
It pays to have vision and ambition. Utilizing their talent and passion, Alex Pall and Andrew Haggart, Chainsmokers’ duo, have made a name for themselves and built a brand in an otherwise considered ‘hard to penetrate’ genre in the music industry.