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The Chainsmokers Kind of Regret Their Name


We don't know about you, but we love learning how the names of bands or solo artists like Lady Gaga and Avicii came to be. Some fun facts: Madonna was actually born Madonna, and Cher, who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian, legally changed her name to just Cher — no last name.

So while we bop around to the Chainsmokers' "Closer" and "Call You Mine," we also can't help but wonder how they got their name. Do the Chainsmokers actually smoke? And are they related?

Here's everything you need to know.