Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall made it the upper echelons of the music world when they officially received a diamond rating. This type of honor is only given to musical groups or solo performers who can sell over $10 million units of their material. Most artists are not this fortunate. However, the Chainsmokers are. Taggart and Pall received their diamond status in July of 2018.
The song Closer has made the Chainsmokers a household name. The duo hailed from New York and has been making music since 2012. In just 6-years, the group hit the big time with the help of their song Closer. This song was released in the states back in 2016 and it took nearly 2-years to fully circle the globe. Now, people all over the world is jamming to the Chainsmoker sound.
The Chainsmokers are truly in demand. They can command six-digit figures for making appearances. They also have leverage in the industry. The duo says they only work with artists that is best suited for their sound and style. Their song Closer was performed with singer Halsey. She too has enjoyed great success by collaborating with Pall and Taggart on their hit song.
EDM or electronic dance music usually has a female singing over a track laid down by an EDM group. This is the common formula that many EDM artists use to help sell their music. Sometimes the EDM artists will sing on the song and sometimes they don’t. In this case, the Chainsmokers sang on their song with Halsey.
The duo is worth $45 million dollars. They are truly one of the best paid music groups in the business. Their style is highly influential, and their music continues to capture attention many years after its initial release. The Chainsmokers are now a great band. They are in demand and very few people can deny how good they really are.