The Chainsmokers Seeing Massive Success On Dance Charts

The Chainsmokers are on a roll with a string of hits and a new album. The duo of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are selling out arenas all throughout the U.S. with their blend of dance, hip-hop and pop. Not only do they have the number one album, Memories…Do Not Open, on Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronics Chart, they have also held that position for a record number of weeks.

The Chainsmokers are recently off a U.S. Tour, with their last performance at the Bottlerock Napa Valley Expo on May 25, 2018.

The Chainsmokers formed in 2012. The initial lineup included Pall and DJ Rhett Bixler. After Bixler left, Syracuse University student Taggart joined the band. Not long afterwards, they collaborated with Indian peformer Prianka Chopra on the single “Erase”.

The band’s successful breakthrough came about in 2013 when they released their single “#Selfie.” The record rose up the Electronic/Dance charts and became an international smash. It was followed by “Kanye”, “Let It Go”, and “Great Good Fine Okay.”

In 2016, their album “Roses” was certified multi-platinum. Additionally, other hits “You Were gone” and “Until You Were Gone” were released. As of Jan. 2017, The Chainsmokers’ son “Paris” was streamed nearly 300 million times on Spotify.

The group also has the honor of being listed as third on Forbes List of Most Successful DJs; the duo earned an estimated $38 million the previous year.

In 2018, Sickboy, their first single off the Memories album, was released to positive reviews. Other singles include “You Owe Me”, “Everybody Hates Me”, and “Somebody.”

The duo’s style has gained them favor with other artists including Pharell, Linkin Park and Blink 182. Even stars like Taylor Swift and Max Martin credit The Chainsmokers for having a great influence on their style.

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Clayton Hutson

Pulling on more that twenty years of diverse professional industry experience has caused Clay Hutson to be a respected name in his field of expertise. Clay started working in and around the music industry when he was a child. He took this love for the industry and attended Central Michigan University, obtaining a degree in theatre design and technical production. He also went on to acquire a MBA in business management from the University of Michigan.

Clayton considers himself a jack of all trades, coming out of college he worked with different companies that provided solutions for live entertainment. He has worked as a rigger, sound engineer, project manager, automation, creative design and so much more. Working in these roles Clayton learned the business which led him to his entrepreneurial choice of establishing his entertainment production company.

Clayton is always aware of the individual needs of each client, which has allowed him to work with some of the best named entertainers in the industry. Clayton has found success working with Prince, Maxwell, Guns and Roses, P!nk, Metallica, Marilyn Manson, Kelly Clarkson, Kid Rock, the White House and the Billy Graham Evangelical Association. Specializing in the complicated, laborious and toilsome. Clayton and his team surpass expectations in contemplation of structure, ranging between corporate events and live entertainment. His clients have been known to say that “ if Clayton is on the job they have no fear because, he runs a tight and efficient ship. ”

Clayton especially enjoys working with artist such as P!nk and Lady Gaga, both of theses talented artist use aerial stunts and acrobatics in their act, which pushes Clayton to produce a wowing experience for each individual envelope and acumen.

Clayton demands a pace that most times have him working from sun up to sun up. When he is on the road he is usually the first person in the space, having already taken the time to structure the days events with an outline. This prevents mistakes and allows him to properly prepare the crew when they come. Clayton test every aspect of the set design and production set up one, two and three times. By doing so he has created a solid reputation and name for himself which will continue to increase as he pursues his goals. Learn more: http://www.digico.biz/docs/latest_news/EkFlpVAlpkPbdvCaIx.shtml