The Chainsmokers, who preformed their Billboard’s Top 100 hit single “Closer” featuring Halsey at the VMAs, are now crediting The Fray for co-writing their hit song. Since news of the discovery surfaced, the single on ASCAP has been updated to reflect guitarist Joe King and vocalist Isaac Slade’s participation. While neither the duo nor The Fray have confirmed this yet, a representative from The Fray has confirmed their official status as co-writers.
Similarities had been observed between The Fray’s track “Over My Head” and The Chainsmokers hit “Closer” before this news was announced. The Chainsmokers and ASCAP have yet to comment. You can check out both amazing tracks below: