Halsey and The Chainsmokers honored an adored Swedish producer and DJ, Avicii. They did this on a Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards. Before the presentation of an award for the Top Hot 100 Song of the year 2018, “Despacito” to Luis Fonsi, the Chainsmokers expressed their convictions to the great audience that was gathered in Las Vegas Grand Garden Arena. Alex and Drew said that Avicii was one of the best artists that inspired many people in various ways and that it meant a lot to them as a team and the EDM society. Halsey added that working with Avicii was joyful and the loss is very painful. She said that it is a good reminder for everyone to be deliberate in supporting and loving friends and family who could be struggling with mental conditions. The two made mention of Avicii when they were receiving the award for Top Dance and Electronic artists. Drew said that they would dedicate the award received to Avicii for making them believe that they could do something in their lives. He added that he is an inspiration to them and he influenced their pop music journey as well.
Avicii faced the cruelty of death in April though his pending music would be still produced. The Chainsmokers is an American duo in DJ and production that consist of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. They have achieved a lot in their musical journey. In 2014, they produced a song that became among the top twenty singles in many countries. In 2015, they released a single by the name “Roses” that went all the way to feature in the year as the top 10 single in the United States Billboard Hot 100. Many others that have shone in the music world in their countries and all over like the “Closer’ and “Don’t Let Me Down.” The Chainsmokers have so far won five iHeartRadio Music Awards and two exceptional American Music Awards. This band was created in 2012 and is managed by Adam Alpert based in New York City. Pall went to New York University where he did art history and music business while Taggart was at Syracuse University as well as an intern working at Interscope before they met.