SWEDEN – Tim Bergling better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. Bergling has been nominated twice for a Grammy Award, once for his work on “Sunshine” with David Guetta in 2012 and once for his song “Levels” in 2013.
Some of his most famous songs are “I Could Be the One” with Nicky Romero, “Wake Me Up”, “You Make Me”, “X You”, “Hey Brother”, “Addicted to You”, “The Days”, “The Nights”, “Levels”, “Waiting for Love”, “Without You” and “Lonely Together”. He released his debut studio album, True, in 2013.
It received generally positive reviews from music critics, peaked within the top ten in more than fifteen countries and topped the Australian, Swedish, Danish and US charts. In 2015, Bergling released his second studio album, Stories. On 10 August 2017, Avicii released an EP titled Avīci (01). He died on 20 April 2018 in Oman.
The EBU and SVT announced on 15 April that Bergling, along with ex-ABBA members Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, had composed the anthem for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. The song was performed for the first time in the Final on 18 May.
If you should ever feel alone you know you can call on me. When you’ve lost the will to carry on you know you can count on me… it was an honour Tim 🖤 https://t.co/usE9GHFhBI
— Kate Ryan (@RealKateRyan) April 20, 2018
RIP Avicci 😢 https://t.co/HWC8QTmpqE
— Deep Zone Project (@DeepZoneProject) April 20, 2018
— Ann Sophie (@AnnSophie) April 20, 2018
Wow, I have a lot of amazing memories with Avicii and his music. I’ve seen his hard work up close. I’ve seen his shows and I’ve had the pleasure of meeting him a few times. I remember him being very down to earth and just very talented. We will miss you and your music. You’re a Swedish legend. Rest in peace Tim💔❤️
My heart is breaking after hearing the news about @Avicii 😭💔 RIP Legend!
— Mikolas Josef (@MikolasJosef) April 20, 2018