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Gallery: Citi Sound Vault: The Chainsmokers

By Dayoung Lee

Feb. 13, 2017 12:07 a.m.

The Chainsmokers, known for their hit songs “Closer” and “Don’t Let Me Down,” took the stage Saturday night at the Hollywood Palladium. The duo was nominated for three Grammy Awards on Sunday, including best new artist and best pop duo/group performance.

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The American DJ duo is comprised of Alex Pall (right) and Drew Taggart (left). Though The Chainsmokers were formed in 2012, Taggart joined later, replacing former member DJ Rhett Bixler.

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Taggart wore a tie-dye shirt at the concert.

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Audience members in the pit jump and fist pump to the beat.

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The two members wore T-shirts as they performed in front of the Los Angeles audience before heading to Europe on tour.

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Lights filled the Hollywood Palladium as the duo performed.

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The crowd sings along with Drew to their Grammy nominated song, “Closer.”

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The duo’s shadow is exaggerated by the animation illuminating in the background.

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EDM remixes of their songs bump through the Palladium as Pell raises his arms with the buildup.

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In 2015, The Chainsmokers took their popular "Friend Zone Tour." They displayed “FRIENDZONE” in large, glowing, repeated lines to bring back memories for returning fans.

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