Marshmello’s ‘Happier’ breaks Billboard chart record

American megastar Marshmello is pure history in the making. The masked DJ and producer has broken a brand new record and it’s not a weak one. His iconic track along with Bastille, ‘Happier‘, has become the all-time longest-running number 1 track on the Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs Chart.

Being at the forefront of the list for an astonishing total of 34 weeks, ‘Happier’ overcame some of the very best EDM songs of the last decade. The unstoppable Marshmello track ousted none-other than the legendary ‘The Middle‘ by the German-Russian star Zedd and the American brothers Grey, which also features vocals from the amazing Texas-based singer Maren Morris. The already former leader held the position for 33 weeks, while The Chainsmokers‘ multi-award winner song ‘Closer‘ comes next in third place, having topped the chart for an accumulated 27 weeks.

While is no surprise that ‘Happier’ conquered this record, as it has undoubtedly been one of the most popular songs of 2018, it’s highly surprising that despite capturing the second position for some time, this catchy tune didn’t hit the No. 1 song at Billboard’s Hot 100 tracks chart. However, this mega-hit has achieved things any other track in the world has, like being virtually played on Fortnite.

It seems that not even the sky is the limit for Marshmello. This gigantic record is just one more on his long list of accomplishments he’s been achieving since he started this project back in 2015. Looking at the charts, his collaboration with CHVRCHESHere With Me‘ is still going strong sitting as the current No. 2 track on the Dance/Electronic Songs chart, so it won’t probably take too long for him to get another award.

While we wait for the next Marshmello’s gems to be released, let’s enjoy and re-listen to the record-winning track ‘Happier’ below.

Born and raised in Barcelona, Pol has always been an Electronic Dance Music fan. During his teen years, he followed several music genres being especially attracted by the melodic Progressive House. While in a trip to Ibiza, Pol was captivated by an Armin van Buuren set during his "A State of Trance" residency. At that moment he was determined to join the electronic music industry. With a background in Business, Pol worked for over a year in the consumer goods industry before pursuing his dream. Once taken the decision, he went on to work in various roles for festivals in Spain, Slovenia and Croatia such as Primavera Sound, Sonar, Ultra Europe, Hideout, Sonus and Labyrinth Open. Having acquired an MA in Music Business Management at the University of Westminster in London, Pol has worked in PR and Communications for artists like Netsky and Annie Mac. Currently, he combines his role at WRY with the one he develops at the music festival booking platform, Festicket as Account Manager. His favourite artists are Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Dubvision, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Matisse and Sadko, Nicky Romero and Steve Angello.

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