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Ed Sheeran was the big winner at this year’s Billboard Awards in Las Vegas.

The singer picked up four awards: top artist, top radio songs artist, top song sales artist, and top hot 100.

During the ceremony, artists tribute to Avicii, who died last month at the age of 28, and it was an emotional plea from the host Kelly Clarkson in the Wake of a shooting spree in Texas.

“I’m so sick of moments of silence. It’s not working,” she said.


To compose after that continued on a number of occasions: “Why don’t we go do, a moment of silence? Why are we not a moment of the action? A moment of change?”

Ten people died on Friday in Santa Fe High School after the 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who opened on murder charges, allegedly comrades fire on class.

“Once again, we are mourning children who have died, for absolutely no reason at all,” Kelly said.

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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School show choir later, Shawn Mendes, and Khalid stepped on the stage.

You are out of school in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed in February.

They played the song of youth, which has the Refrain: “you can’t take away my youth.”

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Andrew Taggart of The Chainsmokers was one of the artists that paid tribute to Avicii, to say the DJ’s death was “a great loss for the music world and for us.”

“He was an artist who inspired so many in so many ways, and simply put, he meant so much to us and so many in the EDM community,” he said.

Halsey added: “All who have worked with him would agree, he was such a joy and it makes this tragedy all the more painful.

“And it is a reminder to us all to be there and support and love all of our friends and family members who struggle with mental health problems.”

The annual Award show, celebrating the artist’s achievements in the Billboard charts in the United States, had a performance from Ariana Grande.

She entered No Tears Left To Cry”, their first single, the attack took place since the Manchester-Arena of terror-almost a year ago.

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Other winners included Taylor Swift, who won top female artist, and Camila Cabello, who won the Billboard chart achievement award.

Khalid won top new artist, Taylor Swift won best-selling album for Ruf and Kendrick Lamar was the title of ” top streaming artist.

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