Avicii Honoured by The Chainsmokers at the Billboard Music Awards
Did you know that an award ceremony can be turned to a commemoration? This is what happened at the Billboard Music Awards.
The Chainsmokers and Halsey turned the Billboard Music Awards into a commemoration. The two parties honored Tim Bergling commonly known as Avicii. Avicii, the esteemed DJ, and producer, died on April 20, aged 28. Avicii died when some of his works had not been released – they may be released according to Geffen Records, the late DJ’s label.
The Chainsmokers is a duo of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. They are DJs and producers. Their success was marked by their song ‘#Selfie’ – a top single – in 2014. They have other music that has topped charts. The Bouquet, their first Extended Play(EP) is work that was released in 2015 and featured the single ‘Roses.’ Another work ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ made it to the Grammy list is ensured they were awarded the Grammy Award for the best Dance recording. The Chainsmokers` second EP, college was released in 2016. Their first album ‘Memories…Do Not Open’ followed the play in 2017.
In 2012, The Chainsmokers was formed by former DJ Rhett and Pall. It regrouped after Rhett left and started being managed by Adam Alpert in NYC. Alpert later introduced Pall to Taggart – who was working at an art gallery in Manhattan. Taggart who had an interest in Djing joined them after Rhett left.
Pall and Taggart get their skills from the university education. Pall went to NYU to study art and music business while Taggart attended Syracuse University and interned at Interscope Records. The two have also worked with other artists like Priyanka Chopra – releasing ‘Erase’ and ‘The Rookie.’
According to Taggart, their music blurs the lines between pop music, hip-hop, indie and dance music. The Chainsmokers get inspiration from works of deadmau5 and Pharrell Williams. And they appreciate the influence Avicii works and performances. For this reason, they said that Avicii was an artist who meant much to them and inspired many in many ways.
Halsey added that Avicii was joy and it was painful to accept the reality of his death.
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