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Check it Out: Imagine Dragon’s Touching Tribute to B.B. King at Billboard Music Awards

Legendary blues singer/guitarist B.B. King passed away in his sleep at the age of 89 on Thursday, and in honor of the late singer the band Imagine Dragons performed a touching performance of King’s hit “Stand By Me” at Sunday…

Legendary blues singer/guitarist B.B. King passed away in his sleep at the age of 89 on Thursday, and in honor of the late singer the band Imagine Dragons performed a touching performance of King’s hit “Stand By Me” at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards.

The tribute, which can be seen in its entirety below, was in front of a few of King’s surviving children and grand children.

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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