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Imagine Dragons to honor Chris Cornell at the Billboard Awards

Imagine Dragons is an homage to the end of Chris Cornell in words on the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

A spokeswoman for the show’s producers, dick clark productions, told The Associated Press on Friday that the rock band will talk about how the Soundgarden and Audioslave singer influenced them before they take the stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The authorities say that the Cornell hanged himself early Thursday morning after performing a concert Wednesday night in Detroit.Cornell’s family said that without toxicological test results they do not know what the cause of his death.

Cornell was a leader of the grunge movement in Seattle-based Soundgarden, with whom he received a critical and commercial success. He also found success outside of the band with his solo music and the band Temple of the Dog.

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific. Drake, Miley Cyrus, Cher, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Celine Dion, and others will also perform during the awards show.

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