The Chainsmokers Win Electronic Artist Of The Year, CLOSER Wins Song Of The Year

Posted at May 22nd, 2017 | by Shivani Goel | in Dance Music, Entertainment, News

The Chainsmokers were nominated for a record breaking 22 Billboard Music Awards and they managed to bag 4 of them. Top Dance/Electronic Artist, Top Hot 100 Song, Top Collaboration, and Top Dance/Electronic Song were the categories topped by them. Although they’ve come out with a lot of new music since, Closer, is still their absolute top song which won them three of these categories. The viral collaboration with Halsey has taken them to another level and this is one song that no one is ever going to forget.

What a night! Thank you @billboard and our fans for everything!

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Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
The Chainsmokers — WINNER
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
DJ Snake
Lindsey Stirling

Top Hot 100 Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Collaboration:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Sia Featuring Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO, “Cold Water”
DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber, “Let Me Love You”

I was low key rooting for Major Lazer to win the top Electronic/Dance Artist but I guess The Chainsmokers had a better year. They even performed at the awards, with Alex on synths and Drew on vocals. Check out a clipping below!

Source: Billboard

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