Taking part in this year's Halo Awards
, pop punks Fall Out Boy
briefly discussed the importance of staying true to yourself as an artist and using the influence brought by the music industry in more serious manner.
"Music really inspires people, so it's important as a musician to take that seriously and take that responsibly, because the kids that are here tonight are actually making a big difference and we need to encourage that,"
singer Patrick Stump
Started by actor Nick Cannon
, Halo Awards also included Darren Criss
and Queen Latifah
among this year's participants. As for Fall Out Boy, the band was recently announced as one of main supports at next year's Download
The band's latest studio effort, "Save Rock and Roll
," saw its release on April 12 via Islands Records as the fifth record in FoB opus. With 154,000 units shipped in the US within the first week, the album landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.