The Chainsmokers were nominated for 16 Billboard Music Awards, and took home four titles over the weekend including Top Dance/Electronic Artist, Top Single, Top Collaboration, and Top Dance/Electronic Music song.
However, when it came down to the award for Top Dance/Electronic Album (a category in which both their Collage and Bouquet EPs were nominated), American violinist and producer Lindsey Stirling beat out the duo, as well as Flume and Kygo.
At the awards ceremony, The Chainsmokers played an acoustic performance of “Young,” the penultimate song off their debut album, Memories… Do Not Open. Watch Alex and Drew’s pyrotechnic-assisted performance below:
The Chainsmokers are a force to reckon with. After taking home a number of awards at the Billboard Music Awards and reaching one billion streams for their song “Closer,” The Chainsmokers show no signs of slowing down. As The Chainsmokers are currently touring through 40 cities in the United States for their ‘Memories…Do Not Open’
Arguably the progenitor of EDM music and culture, DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold has no qualms about the hyper-colored, mainstream juggernaut he has spawned. In his 53rd year, Oakenfold is more interested in playing Mt. Everest then bemoaning a culture that has been co-opted by the likes of the Chainsmokers, flower crowns, and the disastrous Fyre Festival. More »
The Billboard Music Awards took place tonight and with any good award show, there were hundreds of artists in attendance for their respected genres. This year, The Chainsmokers saw the most nominations of any electronic act. Still, when the show ended we were surprised by how little love the genre as a whole got this
Just before going on stage at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, The Chainsmokers received about 200 DMs from people saying that they should invite this girl 16-year-old girl Nicole up on stage to sing with them. While it seemed like a crazy idea at first, The Chainsmokers questioned ‘what could possibly go wrong?’ Half
There are few songs on Spotify that have amassed more than one billion streams in total. In fact, there are only 6 songs in history to reach one billion streams on Spotify. While Drake’s “One Dance” leads by a landslide, Major Lazer is on his tail with their hit single “Lean On.” Now, coming in
As The Chainsmokers are currently embarking on their Memories…Do Not Open tour, The Chainsmokers received some pretty surprising news today. On Twitter, The Chainsmokers wrote that two of their tracks just went platinum in the United States. The first song that went platinum was their single with Coldplay titled “Something Just Like This,” while their
The Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix will return to Marina Bay Street this September, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris have been named as headliners for the entertainment portion of the event. This is the 10th iteration of the Singapore Grand Prix, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris will join the ranks of many high profile artists who have previously performed at the event such as Queen, Katy Perry, and Rihanna.
Harris is the last headlining artist to be announced, alongside 2017 performers OneRepublic, Duran Duran, Ariana Grande, and Seal. The Chainsmokers will headline the Padang stage on September 16, while Harris will headline the Padang stage on the 17th. The event is set to take place September 15-17. Tickets are available here.