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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: October 26, 2018
Clay Hutson is an entrepreneurthat started up his own business in the music industry. Hutson’s company provides musicians and others with excellent live show services and sound engineering. He majored in theatre design in college and quickly found work afterwards as an audio engineer. He eventually became a project manager and realized that he could offer people more if he had his own company. Hutson has worked with the likes of Kid Rock, Guns’n’Roses, Garbage, and Pink and continues to help musicians make their stage shows superb.
In 2005, Clay Hutson traveled with the “Bleed Like Me” tour, which was with the band Garbage. He served as a monitor engineer during the tour, which took place on three continents. Hutson also worked with Billy Graham during one of his tours and also worked on the “Honda Civic Tour.“ He is able to turn his ideas in realities by having a deep understanding of the industry he works in. Computers have always given him a helping hand as he is able to more clearly see a design idea before implementing it on stage.
Clay Hutson does his best to pay close attention to every single detail of what is needed for a live show and always works hard to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch. Instead of doing the bare minimum, he works extra hours to make sure that all of his crew knows what they are doing. His reputation has been built on the quality services he has offered and that he continues to offer. As a man who is aware of the dangers of not doing everything correctly in the music industry, he always double and triple checks his work.
In the music industry, there are many different new technologies that are always being introduced. Clay Hutson always stays on top of these technologies in order to better serve his clients. He has taken an interest, of late, in mobile lighting for its ability to keep everything lit up well while also being easier to move around. At the same time, Hutson is very aware of overdoing it with technology and believes that some of the best shows come from the creative minds of the musicians who are running them.