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Over half a year since Avicii‘s death, the music world continues to acknowledge the reverberative impact he left behind on the industry at large. Most recently, he has been honored with the 2018 MTV EMA (European Music Award) accolade for Best Swedish Act.
The Nov 4 award ceremony saw a lustrous lineup of live performances, including that of the merrily masked Marshmello, who was accompanied by Anne-Marie and Bastille. Halsey and Nicki Minaj also took the stage, with Camila Cabello taking home the bestowal for Best Artist.
The “Levels” producer’s April passing has eclipsed headlines worldwide. Since the surfacing of Avicii’s unreleased collaborative track “Heaven” with Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, statements from his Geffen Records label affiliates have provided strong indications that a final Avicii album may be in the works, as the late superstar purportedly left behind hundreds of unfinished tracks.
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Marshmello performed a medley of two of his biggest hits of the year to help close out the 2018 MTV European Music Awards. Starting out on the piano, the internationally renowned producer soon took to the stage with pop star Anne-Marie, where the two performed an acoustic version of their platinum-certified collaboration “Friends.” This performance follows a recently released acoustic version of the dance-pop crossover track.
As the medley went on, Marshmello moved stages to take up his track “Happier” alongside the band Bastille, as confetti and the collaborators’ characteristically upbeat music closed out the ceremony. Watch the full performance here. This star-studded final performance of the EMAs served as a perfect follow-up to Marshmello’s win for Best Electronic Artist.
After an extraordinary debut in 2017, the Electronic Music Awards announced that it will be back for year two in 2018. The award show will make its return to Willow Studios in Los Angeles’ Downtown Arts District and be broadcasted worldwide on November 8th. The 2018 show will run under the banner “We’re All The
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