The Chainsmoker – Closer ft.Halsey
“Closer” is a song by American DJ duo, featuring American singer Halsey. Andrew Taggart also provides his vocals in the song. It was released on July 29, 2016, through Disruptor Records and Columbia Records.The song was written by Andrew Taggart, Ashley Frangipane, Shaun Frank, Freddy Kennett, Isaac Slade and Joe King, while the production was handled by The Chainsmoker. Musically it is an EDMsong with a “retro” style synthesizer in the chorus.
In the United States, “Closer” became both singer The Chainsmoker, featuring American singer first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100. The song stayed at the top spot for 12 consecutive weeks. The Chainsmoker became the first act to have four songs (“Closer” being the fourth) that top the Dance/Electronic Songs chart, passing Calvin Harris, who held the previous record with three. Outside of the United States, “Closer” topped the charts in more than ten countries including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom, making it both The Chainsmoker’ and Halsey’s first number-one single in all six countries. The song went on to become the first song to spend 26 weeks in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.It also became only the second song in the history of the Hot 100 chart to spend 32 weeks in the top ten of the chart.