“Closer” has become the biggest hit for the Chainsmokers duo, a song that they released together with Halsey two years back. After all this time, just recently the song became a certified diamond in the country for shipments of the song that have gone way over 10 million units. The musicians could not wait to break the great news to the public, therefore, they took on to their social media pages to announce the achievement. They posted pictures on their Instagram accounts proudly holding the diamond certification plaques as a way of proving this huge achievement to the public and also their fans
The song received the platinum certification last year from the Recording Industry Association of America, which is the organization in charge of the music industry. The platinum certification for “Closer” was awarded when it achieved sales of over 7 million units. These achievements are usually updated on the RIAA website.
In the Summer of 2016, “Closer” quickly jumped to emerging at the top position for the top 100 hit songs of the time. Also, the song surprised countless people for holding the position for much longer than they had a predicted. It was an indication of the song has become a favorite to music lovers. Further, the Chainsomokers hit song also took the top position when compared with other hit songs from a variety of genres. “Closer” also made history by becoming the fourth longest-running number one hit song in the USA.
The song has been a great success such that the Chainsmokers received a nomination for a Grammy award. Even though they did not win the award, it put them in limelight more than any other song they have done before. The song also won numerous awards and over the years its sales have been rising. It has continued getting more airplay in radio stations, and more people are streaming it every day.
Although Chainsmokers pride themselves of other top hits, none other boosted their career in a great way than “closer.” It has completely changed whom they were before and fans now consider them as superstars. It has also boosted Haisley’s career in music in a big way.