Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii is one of the most prominent EDM DJ, remixer and record producer in the world. Avicii was born on September 8, 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden. He used dance music blogs as the platform and start producing and remixing tracks in his own bedroom at the age of 18. His close friends noticed his love and passion for music and said about Avicii that a great talent being born.
He started leaking his production on various blogs. Avicii said, “Growing up with elder siblings, I’ve also had loads of different influences when it comes to my music taste such as Lesson MC and DJ Boonie. There are loads of other people that have influenced me but I think the biggest inspirations I’ve had aside from my manager has been the Swedish House Mafia guys and Eric Prydz, they were the ones who first got me into house!”
His music is influenced by the likes of Draft Punk and Steve Angello and start producing fresh tune one after another in his home studio. After this production his melodic house sound came in recognition.
Tiesto invited him to perform a weekly residency at Privilege in Ibiza. With the support of Tiesta, he released his first big track in April 2008 named ‘Manman’ on Bedroom Bedlam label. The track received 70% of the votes and for this victory Laidback Luke also saidon his Myspace website that by winning this competition, he left many contesters behind their dust. So a big Congratulations to these brilliant DJs for winning the contest and all the luck with their future careers.
In 2010 Avicii got signed to EMI and start gaining recognition. Later in this year he released the song “Seek Romance” which became a huge hit of Avicii and reached the top 20 in several countries like Belgium, France, the Netherland, UK and Sweden.
In 2012 Avicii released songs named “2 Million” and “Levels” which also became his biggest hit. Its accompanying video was nominated in 2012 MTV Music Video Awards. His collaboration track with David Guetta named “Sunshine” was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
His music raises love in people. It doesn’t matter whether the music is at home or in dark nightclub. With his many successful production he still experimenting many new sounds and tune to bring amazing tracks for his fans and bring a new sound to scene.