The DJ is nominated for Top Dance/Electronic Album at the show and his followers want him to win to celebrate his contribution to music
|Avicii is nominated at the upcoming Billboard Awards - and fans want him to win|
AVICII fans have called for him to be given a posthumous honour at the Billboard Awards after his final tweet revealed his delight at the nomination days before his shock death.The DJ is nominated for Top Dance/Electronic Album at the show and his followers want him to win to celebrate his contribution to music.
The shortlist was announced on April 17, just three days before the star's shock death in Oman yesterday aged just 28, and Avicii's final message on Twitter was a thank you.
He wrote: "Thanks for the nomination!
His record Avīci (01) is set to compete with The Chainsmokers, Memories…Do Not Open, Calvin Harris' Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, Stargazing by Kygo and ODESZA's A Moment Apart.
However, fans want to make sure the honour goes to Avicii.
After news of his death broke they flocked to Twitter to comment on his post and many urged Billboard bosses to recognise him at the show.
One wrote: "Rip I hope you will win. You definitely deserve it!"
Another added: "We need to vote for him, like his last memory."
A third tweeted: "Must win that would be an incredible tribute."