Know Everything About One Of The Famous Dj Duo ‘the Chainsmokers, Andrew Taggart

Andrew Taggart is an American disc jockey, widely known as one of the celebrated DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers,’ along with his partner Alex Pall. 

The two crossed paths and experimented with indie music remixes, and he later joined ‘The Chainsmokers’ as a replacement for Rhett. 

The pair performed live as the American band ‘Timeflies‘ opening act in New York for the first time. 

They soared to fame with their single’ #Selfie,’ which reached the top spot on the ‘Dance/ Electronic Songs’ chart. 

Their second hit was ‘Roses,’ which achieved the “multi platinum” status in the US. This was followed by the release of their debut EP, ‘Bouquet.’

Their debut studio album, ‘Memories…Do Not Open,‘ was certified “platinum” and clinched the number one position on the ‘Billboard 200‘ chart. Their single ‘Don’t Let Me Down‘ secured the ‘Grammy Award’ for the ‘Best Dance Recording.’

The Learning Journey of Andrew Taggart

Taggart attended and graduated from Freeport High School in 2008. He also pursued music business at Syracuse University, where he completed his internship in music management with ‘Interscope Records”.

The Professional Career of Andrew Taggart

Andrew delved into electronic dance music at the age of 15 during his time in Argentina. It was there that he was introduced to the music of David Guetta and ‘Daft Punk.’

He crafted original tracks and shared them on ‘SoundCloud.’ He crossed paths with Alex Pall in 2012 and produced indie music remixes. His performance captivated Adam Alpert, who managed ‘The Chainsmokers.‘ 

Thus, Andrew replaced Rhett Bixler, a former member of the duo. Before long, Alex and Andrew rose to fame as the well-known face of ‘The Chainsmokers.’

The duo performed live for the first time as the American band ‘Timeflies’ opening act at New York’s ‘Terminal 5’ in 2014. 

They made a breakthrough with their single’ #Selfie. It became one of the top 20 songs on both the US and the UK charts. They then signed a deal with Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records.

They then released ‘Let You Go’ and ‘Kanye’ singles featuring the groups’ Great Good Fine Ok’ and ‘sirenXX. In 2015, the duo inked a contract with ‘Disruptor Records,’ a joint venture of Adam Alpert and ‘Sony Music Entertainment.’ 

Their second hit was the single ‘Roses‘ that was unveiled in June 2015. 

The song attained “multi platinum” status in the US and numerous other countries across the globe. They unveiled their debut EP, ‘Bouquet,’ in October 2015. 

It included the song ‘Roses,’ along with other popular tracks such as ‘Waterbed,’ ‘New York City,’ and ‘Until You Were Gone.’

In March 2016, they performed at the ‘Ultra Music Festival,’ where Andrew publicly criticized Donald Trump, a presidential candidate. 

The duo secured the 18th spot on the ‘Top 100 DJs’ list compiled by ‘DJ Magazine’ in October 2016.

Their debut studio album, ‘Memories…Do Not Open,‘ was released in April 2017 and was certified “platinum.” It covered 40 North American cities, and the tour also featured singers Kiiara and Emily Warren.

Awards & Accomplishments of Andrew Taggart

‘The Chainsmokers’ snagged the ‘Favorite Electronic/Dance Music Artist‘ award at the ‘American Music Awards‘ in 2016 and 2017. They secured the ‘Best New DJ‘ award at the 2016 ‘NRJ Music Awards.

Their single ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ secured the ‘Grammy Award’ for the ‘Best Dance Recording’ in 2017.

In 2018, his singles’ Something Just Like This,’ ‘Closer,’ and ‘Paris’ received recognition as the ‘Most Performed Song’ at the ‘ASCAP Pop Music Awards.’

At the 2017 ‘Billboard Music Awards,‘ the band clinched the ‘Top Dance/Electronic Artist,’ while their song ‘Closer’ secured the ‘Top Hot 100 Song,‘ the ‘Top Collaboration,’ and the ‘Top Dance/ Electronic Song‘ awards.

In 2018, the duo claimed the ‘Top Dance/ Electronic Artist,’ the ‘Top Dance/ Electronic Song,’ and the ‘Top Dance/ Electronic Album’ accolades at the ‘Billboard Music Awards.

They secured the ‘Dance Artist of the Year‘ and the ‘Dance Album of the Year’ honors at the 2018 ‘iHeartRadio Music Awards.

‘Memories…Do Not Open’ was named the ‘Best Album’ at the 2018 ‘International Dance Music Awards’ ceremony.

Andrew Taggart Age

On December 31, 1989, Andrew was born in Portland, Maine, United States of America. As of 2022, He will celebrate his 33rd birthday.

Andrew Taggart Relationships

Andrew was in a live-in partnership with ‘Instagram‘ star Haley Rowe. 

However, their relationship hit a rough patch when he delivered a passionate performance with Halsey at the ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’ 

The couple later parted ways, and he commenced a relationship with model Christine Burke. At present, he is rumored to be single.

Andrew Taggart Net Worth

As per multiple reputable online sources, Andrew Taggart has an estimated net worth of $40 Million at the age of 32 in the year 2022. 

He has amassed most of his wealth from his thriving career as a DJ in the United States. He may also generate income from other undisclosed sources

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