Avicii awarded posthumous MTV Video Music Award for 'Lonely Together'

When news of Avicii’s passing broke it sent an edge to edge shock across the music industry at every level, and since then his fans and peers have shown an incredible display of gratitude. His music has appeared in charts once again across the world, social media tributes have came in the thousands, and just last night he won an award at the MTV Video Music Awards.

The posthumous victory came via his nomination for the Best Dance Video, other videos nominated included Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s One Kiss, The Chainsmokers’ Everybody Hates Me and David Guetta & Sia’s Flame. Despite the list of impress artists, the moonman went to the Swedish phenom. You can find the full list of nominees below.

Avicii – “Lonely Together” [ft. Rita Ora]
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta & Sia – “Flames”
Marshmello – “Silence” [ft. Khalid]
Zedd & Liam Payne – “Get Low (Street Video)”

See the MTV announcement here: