Avicii Wins Posthumous VMA Award

Avicii was honored posthumously at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards with the Best Dance Music Video award for his Rita Ora collaboration “Lonely Together.”

The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Marshmello and Zedd were the other nominees in the category.

“Lonely Together” was directed by Levan Tsikurishvili.

It was the last song the Swedish DJ and producer released before his death in April.

Avicii, whose real name is Tim Bergling, was found dead in Oman’s capital Muscat on April 20 of an apparent suicide.

Rita Ora paid tribute to Avicii at the award ceremony held at the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City on Monday night. “I wanna take a minute to say, I just found out that Avicii and I won Best Dance, so let’s make some noise for Avicii right now,” she told the gathering. Ora termed Avicii “An amazing talent.”

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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