The 2018 billboard music award took its tribute to the great producer and DJ through the Chainsmokers along with Halsey. Before the presentation of the Top Hot 100 song of this year to the great singer of Despacito, Luis Fonsi, the Chainsmokers stated to the thousands of audience in the building that Avicii was a great artist who inspired a lot of people. He did so by the by his ventures in the music industry as well as the contribution he made to the entire community.
Halsey added that any person who has worked with Avicii could ascertain that Avicii is among the most joyful people to work. The message was clear that it is a reminder to people to support their friends and families who might be struggling with illnesses such as mental illness.
The Chainsmokers also paid tribute to Avicii through the Top Dance act award they received that night. Taggart said that the award was dedicated to Avicii, a person who made them believe that music was something they could do forever in their lives. He also added that Avicii is an inspiration to all the people who were in the building, through the influence he brought to pop music in general. “we miss him, and I hope he has finally found peace”, said Taggart.
Avicii ended his life on April 20th at 28 years. The family of the legend later revealed that he took life. Rumours have it that the unreleased album of the star could be still released. That is according to the Geffen Records president. Geffen Records is the ultimate label of the star.
At the stage, Kelly Clarkson, The BBMAS host, took the opportunity to remember the shooting that was witnessed at Texas on Friday. He told people to take a moment of change rather than a moment of silence for them to be able to change the social evils taking over the society and affecting the beloved ones. It is excellent to understand that people are the owners of the changes they dream of and everything is on their hands.
Chainsmokers is an American production and DJ duo which consists of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The Chainsmokers reformation was done in 2012 under Adam Alpert as the manager. Their first performance was done in the Timeflies opening which was done in Terminal 5.