During the latest Billboard awards that were held early last week, the achievements of Avicii were highlighted by Chainsmokers duo, Alex Pall, and Drew Taggart as well as Halsey. Avicii is a Dj of Swedish descent who died early this year. The Chainsmokers offered their tribute to Avicii just before the presented Luis Fonsi with the Top 100 song of the year. The song that made Luis Fonsi win this award is Despacito. Speaking at the Las Vegas Grand Arena, The Chainsmokers described how Avicii had changed the lives of many DJs, musicians, as well as producers through, is positive inspirations.
Still, in the same event, Halsey also paid tribute to this renowned musician who got masses on their feet with his energetic shows and songs. Halsey vividly described how it was enjoyable working with Avicii. Halsey added that the primary reason why the death caused her a lot of pain is that Avicii would always give someone nice memories. Halsey also insisted that the death of Avicii was a way of asking musicians to always be there for each other at all times. She insisted that such occurrences are ways that should pull even the most sworn enemies together as death is inevitable. She completed by asking people to stand through the artist’s family that was undergoing deep emotional pain following the loss.
The Chainsmokers also mentioned the artist again as they received their award. The group had won the award for the Top Dance music of the year. The Chainsmokers once again praised Avicii for his influence in making them the successful artists that they are today. The further praised how he significantly contributed to the development of pop music. He was born Tim Bergling but later adopted the name Avicii when he went into music. Avicii died last month after committing suicide while in a hotel room in Oman. At the time of his death, some few tracks were pending release. The late artist’s manager promised that the music would be released with time.
Kelly Clarkson was one of the hosts of the awards ceremony, and she also paid her attributes to the late musician. She urged those in attendance to seek ways of solving problems before resolving to take their lives as Avicii did.