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The Chainsmokers are the Mid-Year Kings of EDM: The Amount of Albums Sold is INSANE

The mid-year results are in, and according to Neilsen, the Chainsmokers are the highest-selling EDM group around.

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The Chainsmokers pose with some of their many fans.

Neilsen’s 2016 Mid-Year charts show that the Chainsmokers are not only top on album sales so far this year with Bouquet selling over 228,000 units, two of their songs are holding the number one and two spots on top-selling singles.

Don’t Let Me Down” is number one, with over 1,217,000 sales and 205,025,000 streams. “Roses” came in second, selling 830,000 units and being streamed 191,038,000 times.

Here are the top selling EDM albums of the year so far:

1. The Chainsmokers, Bouquet
2. Major Lazer, Peace is the Mission
3. Kygo, Cloud Nine
4. Flume, Skin
5. David Guetta, Listen
6. Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U
7. Lady Gaga, The Fame
8. Robin Schulz, Sugar
9. Odesza, In Return
10. Calvin Harris, Motion

Calvin Harris, who frequently is cited as one of the highest paid DJs, is at the bottom of the list, so chances are the Chainsmokers are making bank from all these sales. Then again, touring is usually where the money is at–and they’ve been doing a ton of that, too.

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