Posted on by tecvillaLast modified: December 20, 2018
Heartbreaker reminiscent “Closer” became diamond certified after selling over 10 million copies in the United States. This top 100 single came from the American DJ Duo Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart featuring singer/songwriter Halsey. Released in July of 2016, this summer hit also topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The video for the fourth longest-running number one single in the United States was released nationwide in October of 2016. Two years after the release of “Closer”, the cultivated electronic/dance duo are also recognized, songwriters.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (or ASCAP) recipients have a list of awards and nominations for this melodic composition. In 2018, The Chainsmokers received the ASCAP award for the Most Performed Song. “Closer” won the iHeart Radio Music award for Best Dance Song of the year in 2017. That same year, “Closer” was nominated by Billboard for Top Streaming Song. Taggart and Pall have many admirers in the music industry because of this breakout ballad.
Along with the list of accomplishments of “Closer”, there are several renditions of the song. In March of 2017, a remix was released featuring Wiz Khalifa. Khalifa is known for his 2006 album Show and Prove or his Furious 7 smash hit “See You Again” featuring Charlie Puth, released in 2015. An acoustic arrangement was performed by Florida pop band natives Boyce Avenue featuring Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland on female vocals.
The song was last certified in March of 2017 as going seven-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The American Music Award nominees first made their debut in 2015 with their album Bouquet. This album featured viral hit “#Selfie”. “Closer” comes from the Chainsmokers sophomore EP Collage. Their list of collaborations includes; Emily Warren, Drew Love, Daya, and Coldplay.
Posted on by tecvillaLast modified: November 23, 2018
The Greensky Bluegrass band finally fulfilled its pledge to fans by giving them what the band declared 11 months ago. Back in January, the Greensky Bluegrass band pledged to host a powerful two-day show from the legendary Red Rocks theatre in Colorado. Although it took the band 9 months, to finish its preparations, the day finally came to be. On the night of September 22-23 2018, the five-member band thrilled hundreds of fans gathered in the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Originally, thefive-member band did not comprise some of its current members. When Greensky Bluegrass started, it had three members. The number has since grown to the current 5 members although two other more members have left the band thus are not part of the team. Currently, the team is made up of Paul Hoffman, Mike Devol, Anders Beck, Dave Bruzza, and Michael Bont. The other two members who served at the band but no longer member are Chris Carr and Al Bates. Each team member plays an important role such as playing mandolin, guitar, vocals, and more.
When the Greensky Bluegrass made the announcement in January that it will hold a big full light concert on Septemeber, many people saw that as a far-fetched dream. However, it finally came to be. The band had a successful 2-night live progressive jam musicthat has a country touch. The Red Rocks theatre was filled to the brim that many fans did not get a chance to see their favorite musicians.
The announcement that the team would hold a big show inside the legendary Red Rocks theatre kicked with the Greensky Bluegrass designing and circulating posters. Many people in Colorado saw the poster that had a catchy look of a two-winged bird that is set to devour its prey. On the poster, the band announced that it would not be on the Red Rocks theatre alone. Two other performers were present. California Honeydrops and Turkuaz took part in entertaining the huge crown inside the Red Rocks club on Saturday, September 22, 2018, and Sunday, September 23, 2018, respectively.