The Chainsmokers Speak on Avicci’s Legacy at the Billboard Music Awards

At Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, the Chainsmokers and Halsey honored recently departed Avicci, a Swedish DJ and producer who died on April 20th.


During their presentation of the Top Hot 100 Song of 2018 to Luis Fonsi, the artist behind the hit “Despacito”, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, the duo behind the Chainsmokers, told the crowd of thousands at the Las Vegas Grand Garden Arena as well as everyone watching on TV that Avicci “inspired so many in so many ways” and meant so much to them and the rest of the EDM community. Halsey, who was presenting the award with the duo, who she recently released a song with, also added that everyone agreed Avicci had been a joy to work with and that his death was a reminder to support everyone struggling with mental illness.


Pall and Taggart also spoke about Avicci when they were receiving the award for Top Dance/Electronic Act, dedicating the award to Avicci, saying that he inspired them to work towards music and that he would be missed.

The Chainsmokers are an EDM/pop music duo, who have recently been named the number one dance artist on Billboard’s Dance 100, have been in the eye of mainstream music since the release of their 2014 single “#Selfie”. Their 2016 duet with Halsey, “Closer”, became their first Billboard Number 1 single, following up their top 5 single “Don’t Let Me Down” with Daya and top 10 single “Roses”. In addition to being named the number one dance artist on Billboard’s Dance 100, they have been awarded the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for “Don’t Let Me Down” at the 59th Grammys and won five iHeart Radio Music Awards and two American Music Awards. More recently, they have released several songs off their upcoming album, “Sick Boy”, “You Owe Me”, and “Everybody Hates Me”. Together, these three songs make up the Sick Boy EP, which will be one-third of their upcoming sophomore studio effort, Somebody. They enjoy pushing the boundaries of different musical styles in their music.

Brand New, Thrilling Paranormal Series to Come under PodcastOne Network – Norman Pattiz

On the 19th December of 2016, a news article was published by PodcastOne declaring one of the latest ventures taken on by the Jericho Network that is controlled by the PodcastOne podcast Network. In that article, this paranormal series was briefly discussed while highlighting some of its central themes and significant aspects.



Paranormal Podcast Series – Beyond the Darkness


Beyond the Darkness is the title of the newest paranormal series on PodcastOne network. The series will enlighten its audience with fascinating discussions of the supernatural world being carried out between globally reputed paranormal specialists as well as individuals directly exposed to supernatural surroundings. The former WWE celebrity, Chris Jericho had delivered this new theme within the network. Pattiz had stated that Jericho had stated earlier about revolutionizing the network with more than just wrestling themed content. This podcast show will be including two of the top broadcasters of the supernatural world, Tim Dennis and Dave Schrader. Jericho was proud to announce these two experts as he believes it will bring an extensive follower base causing a large initial increase in their audience count.



Norman Pattiz’s PodcastOne


It hosts more than 200 popular podcast shows that are presented by renowned individuals like Chris Webber, Shaquille O’Neal, Heather and Terry Dubrow, Steve Austin and even the Forbes.



The Individual behind the Success of PodcastOne – Norman Pattiz


Norman Pattiz is recognized for his long-term success and contribution in the development of the digital media industry in America. Pattiz is the Founder and Executive Chairman of America’s most popular and successful podcast network called PodcastOne. He was also the Founder and consultant of Westwood One in the past. Under his leadership, Westwood One had become a prosperous and expansive radio broadcast network and provider of informational content. Pattiz was able to lead Westwood into possessing, maintaining and allocating renowned radio channels and factual programs such as NBC, CNN and CBS programs, Mutual Broadcasting System, the Super Bowl, March Madness, Olympic Games as well as NFL and NCAA sports programs.



In the years of 2000 and 2002, Pattiz was prestigiously selected by both the Presidents Bush and Clinton, to fulfill the responsibilities of being one of the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. Through his position on the board, he was able to launch and broadcast Arabic and Farsi spoken television and radio shows from America to numerous Middle Eastern nations. In 2009, he was awarded an esteemed position in the National Radio Hall of Fame while obtaining the Giants of Broadcasting Award.

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