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"Closer" is a song by American DJ duo The Chainsmokers, featuring American singer Halsey. Andrew Taggart (one half of The Chainsmokers) also provides his vocals in the song. It was released on July 29, 2016 by Disruptor and Columbia Records. The song was written by Taggart, Ashley Frangipane, Shaun Frank, Fredic Kennett, Isaac Slade and Joe King, while the production was handled by The Chainsmokers. The single is an electronic dance music song with a "retro" style synthesizer in the chorus. "Closer" attained international commercial success. In the United States, it peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming both The Chainsmokers and Halsey's first number one on the chart. The Chainsmokers also made history by having four songs that top the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, 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, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, making it both The Chainsmokers' and Halsey's first number-one single in all six countries. The song also peaked within the top ten of the charts in twenty-five countries. The song was performed live for the first time at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June of 2016. Halsey and The Chainsmokers performed the track live at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. A lyric video for the song was released on July 29, 2016, and has amassed over 312 million views.
The Chainsmokers - Closer ft. Halsey