the chainsmokers

What Are the Chainsmokers Talking About?

Pop bros Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, a.k.a. the Chainsmokers, have released a politically charged new single called "Sick Boy." As far as Spin can tell, the title refers to…
Tosten Burks / January 18, 2018

Popular Chronicler of Twisted Millennial Romance Exposed as Alleged Cheater on Instagram

You may be familiar with the Chainsmokers, two obscenely popular musicians known for saying things that make them seem like assholes. Take this gem of a quote Chainsmoker…
Anna Gaca / January 16, 2018

The Worst Songs We Heard in 2017

The past year sucked for more important reasons than oblivious white rappers, tedious dance bros, and jingoistic country stars. Still, the following musicians made things worse. These are…
SPIN Staff / January 2, 2018

Ed Sheeran Tops Spotify’s 2017 Most-Streamed List

The Grammys may have dissed Ed Sheeran, but Spotify says he is the most streamed artist of the year. The streaming service announced Tuesday that…
Associated Press / December 5, 2017


Here's the Chainsmokers, chiming in with some Friday thoughts:…
Jeremy Gordon / October 27, 2017

The Chainsmokers’ Year-Long Reign of Terror in the Hot 100’s Top 10 is Finally Over

It took well over a year, but it's happened: After keeping a song in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 for 61 straight weeks, The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 10, 2017

Frank Ocean to Ansel Elgort According to Ansel Elgort: “You Have An Amazing Voice”

Actor, singer, songwriter, and "recently retired DJ" Ansel Elgort sat down with Billboard this week to discuss his recent pivot toward the music world. With cosigns from Frank…
Rob Arcand / June 15, 2017

Camila Cabello Said No to Singing “Closer” for the Chainsmokers

Here's a pop music internet rumor from a couple months back: Camila Cabello, formerly of Fifth Harmony, recorded a demo vocal feature for the Chainsmokers' ubiquitous hit…
Anna Gaca / June 8, 2017

Made in America 2017 Lineup: J. Cole, the Chainsmokers, Migos, Solange and More

Jay Z's Made in America festival has announced the lineup for its 2017 edition, which takes place September 2-3 in Philadelphia. J. Cole and the…
Jeremy Gordon / May 1, 2017

The Chainsmokers Need Spell Check

America's most-successful critical flops, The Chainsmokers hit Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last night for a sold-out arena show. In what may be their most Spinal Tap moment…
Dale Eisinger / April 23, 2017

Blame These Songs for the Chainsmokers

Today, the Chainsmokers shared a written list of 19 songs that inspired them to make music. Amongst other excellent selections from your college years, it…
Jeremy Gordon / April 20, 2017

Watch Filter’s Richard Patrick Yell at His TV, Call the Chainsmokers “a Piece of Shit”

Richard Patrick from the turn-of-the-millennium-famous industrial-rock crossover group Filter (and former Nine Inch Nails affiliate) has, apparently, a good Instagram. This much became clear during…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 11, 2017

Review: You Know Exactly What The Chainsmokers’ Memories…Do Not Open Sounds Like

It isn’t exactly Dylan going electric, as far as career reinventions go, but a small sliver of pop music history is currently being infiltrated by…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2017

See The Chainsmokers Do “Paris” and “Break Up Every Night” on SNL

Fresh off the heels of the release of their debut album, Memories... Do Not Open (which has rocketed to #1 around the world) The Chainsmokers made their way…
Dale Eisinger / April 9, 2017

Stream the Chainsmokers’ Debut Album Memories…Do Not Open

It's here, folks: the debut LP from the inimitable (or perhaps all-too-imitable) Chainsmokers is available to stream and download wherever music is found on the Internet.
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 7, 2017
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