The Chainsmokers proved themselves to be the breakout story of 2016 with over 5 Billion global streams and three multiplatinum singles across the globe. “Closer” dominated the charts in 2016 as one of the biggest singles of the year holding the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 weeks, making it the longest running #1 of 2016.The duo recently received three Grammy nominations including 'Best New Artist' & 'Best Pop Duo/Group Performance'. To kick off 2017, The Chainsmokers released their newest single “Paris” and have recently announced a debut album to come this year.
DNCE first introduced themselves with the release of "Cake By The Ocean," their now 3x certified platinum-selling breakout smash. They followed “Cake By The Ocean,” with the sexy, gold-selling “Toothbrush” which amassed over 68 million YouTube/VEVO views, cementing them as one of 2016’s breakout acts. The band ended 2016 on a high when they took home the win for “Best PUSH Artist” at the 2016 MTV EMAs and “Best New Artist” at last year’s MTV VMAs. In April, 2017 they released their new single “Kissing Strangers” featuring global superstar Nicki Minaj.
Born and raised in London, Jonas Blue has taken the music industry by storm. His debut single ‘Fast Car’ ft. Dakota quickly became a certified global smash. Selling over 6 million records worldwide, it was the biggest selling single globally in 2016 from a debut British artist. This followed with great international success with his 2nd & 3rd hit singles, ‘Perfect Strangers’ ft. JP Cooper and ‘By Your Side’ ft. RAYE. As well as working on his own music, Jonas has remixed tracks for the likes of Ellie Goulding and Birdy along with touring relentlessly around the world. Jonas is poised for continued worldwide success 2017 and beyond.
Dutch DJ/Producer Don Diablo, currently #15 on DJ Mag’s Top 100 list, has become a major force in the dance music world where he is credited with being one of the founders of the Future House movement. After scoring multiple hits on Beatport with records such as "On My Mind,” “Universe,” "Anytime," “Chemicals" and "Cutting Shapes"; Don is working on his forthcoming artist album for 2017.
To say that Valentin Brunel, aka KUNGS, was born under a lucky star is something of an understatement. The very first single released by the young DJ / producer from Toulon fired up the world’s dancefloors. 'This Girl' went to number 1 in 30 countries, entered the top 10 in the USA and was certified diamond 13 times. Rarely has a debut effort been met with such global success. His second single, Don’t You Know, was also a hit with 15 million streams to date and gold-record status. Kungs still had his feet firmly on the ground, and is working on his first album 'Layers'.
'If you focus only on what you want to do, you can bring it to life, leaping over all of the difficulties.' That focus continues to yield incredible results for the LA-based trio Trevor, Matther & Kevin. Their 1st independent single, 2015’s 'Adventure,' clinched #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 and earned over 5 million-plus plays in a year. Shortly after, the boys hit the road with The Chainsmokers, Ansolo & DallasK on a sold out U.S. tour, garnering support from the likes of Diplo, Like Mike & Dimitri Vegas and more.Their next smash 'Sex' vaulted to #10 on Spotify’s Global Charts, went Top 20 in 20 countries.