NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will launch Nice Hair with The Chainsmokers, a new exclusive show hosted by DJ/production duo The Chainsmokers on Electric Area.
In less than a year, The Chainsmokers—Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall—have risen to the top of electronic dance music. Their breakout single "#SELFIE" reached platinum status as well as #1 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart. An online phenomenon with over 180 million views and counting, it also landed at #6 on YouTube's "Top Music Videos of 2014". They have been nominated for a Teen Choice Award and gained massive support for DJ Mag's "Top 100 DJs". Starting Monday, August 18, they will have their very own SiriusXM show.
Nice Hair with The Chainsmokers will feature The Chainsmokers presenting world premieres of new music, DJ mixes and interviews with other emerging artists. The show will be fueled by the unpredictable personalities and wild antics of Taggart and Pall. Each show will feature the duo sharing behind the scenes stories about touring and unfiltered anecdotes about international stardom.
The weekly show will launch on Monday, August 18 at 10:00 pm ET via satellite on Electric Area channel 52 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
"We couldn't be more excited to have our first radio show ever on SiriusXM," The Chainsmokers commented. "We have always been quite opinionated when it comes to pretty much everything in life, so to have a channel to express ourselves and share music we think needs to be heard, is something we are very excited about. With that in mind, are they crazy giving us our own show!"
"We make it a priority to constantly be on the cutting edge of EDM, and we are always looking for creative ways to work with artists and producers to create programming we know EDM fans will love to have access to. This new show hosted by The Chainsmokers is a unique addition to our EDM lineup," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
Electric Area plays today's biggest dance hits and remixes. Listeners will hear Tiesto, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Sander van Doorn, Avicii/Tim Berg, Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5.
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