Imagine Dragons Honor Ben E. King With 'Stand By Me' at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards: Watch

Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons
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Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons performs onstage during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Imagine Dragons commemorated the achievements of the late Ben E. King with a performance of his classic hit "Stand By Me" at this year's Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas.

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Introduced by John Legend, the rockers led the moving tribute (which quickly became a sing-a-long) in front of an audience that included King's daughter and granddaughters. Guitarist Wayne "Wing" Sermon even added a blues-y solo to the oft-recorded chart-topper.

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Watch the performance below:



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