The electronic music world came to a standstill on 20th April 2018, when 28-year-old mogul, Avicii was found dead in Oman. Recent supports suggest that he committed suicide, after battling with depression.
Real name, Tim Bergling, he earned as much as $500 thousand per gig. He regularly earned $15 – $20 million per year. Between June 2014 and June 2015 alone, he earned $30 million.
Born in Stockholm, Sweden on 8th September 1989, he is best known for hits such as Wake Me Up.
A love affair with music started at the age of 8. One of his first creations was a remix of the theme tune to Commodore 64 game “Lazy Jones”.
Swedish House Mafia, Daft Punk and Eric Prydz are some of the heavyweights he looked up to.
If you are a die hard fan, you will remember Avicii’s first ever single was called “Manman”.
His debut album “True” got to number two in the UK and five in the UK.