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Watch Aloe Blacc Sing ‘Wake Me Up’ in Three Languages to Honor Fourth Anniversary of Avicii’s Death

Click here to read the full article. Four years ago Wednesday (April 20), Avicii died suddenly at age 28, shocking the global dance scene, the producer’s millions of fans, scores of collaborators and the world at large. On the fourth anniversary of the superstar producer’s death, one of his best known collaborators, Aloe Blacc, has paid tribute to the artist born Tim Bergling by recording his own vocals from the Avicii hit “Wake Me Up” in Mandarin and Spanish. Blacc, whose lyrics and vocal performance helped make “Wake Me Up” a global megahit and one of the most enduring songs from the...
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Wyclef Jean says Avicii and Michael Jackson shared a unique musical trait

Wyclef Jean has discussed the life of Avicii in a new book, and has compared one of the late EDM star’s musical traits to that of Michael Jackson. Tim: The Official Biography Of Avicii was released last week, written by Swedish journalist Måns Mosesson. For his research, Mosesson conducted hundreds of interviews and sifted through Avicii’s (real name Tim Bergling) personal texts and emails going back a decade.
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Tim: The Official Biography of Avicii by Måns Mosesson review – private struggles of the EDM poster boy

Tim Bergling – the Swedish DJ and producer known as Avicii – killed himself in Muscat, Oman, in April 2018 at the age of 28. The very worst happened when things were apparently looking up. The successful but troubled electronic dance music (EDM) star had retired from relentless touring in 2016 to focus on his wellbeing. He had weaned himself off opioids – prescribed by doctors when bouts of alcohol-induced pancreatitis led to debilitating pain and, later, surgery. He was communicating regularly with a therapist, was often surrounded by childhood friends, donated to charities. He meditated.
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Watch the Avicii tribute concert filmed live in Stockholm

You can now watch the Avicii tribute concert filmed live at the Avicii Arena in Stockholm. Presented by the Tim Bergling Foundation, the suicide prevention and mental health organization founded by Avicii’s parents following his death in 2018, The Avicii Arena Together For A Better Day concert took place earlier this week, hosting "first class concert in order to focus on young people’s mental health."
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Ingrosso Calls Out Nicky Romero for Using Avicii in Car Promotion

Nicky Romero has landed himself in hot water with Sebastian Ingrosso, who has called him out for using a photo of Avicii to promote the Volvo XC40 on Instagram. The 38-year-old DJ labelled Romero’s post as “disgusting”, urging the Dutch DJ to let the late Swede rest in peace. Ingrosso,...
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Nile Rodgers Wants to Release Unrelased Collabs With Avicii: "We Could Write the Entire Top Ten"

Unreleased music written by Avicii is rare, but Nile Rodgers may have access to a treasure trove. The famed guitarist and singer-songwriter recently appeared on Norwegian-Swedish television talk show Skavlan, where he chatted about music he recorded with the late dance music legend. According to Rodgers, their collaborative vault contains many never-before-heard musical ideas, which he wants to release with the blessing of Avicii's family and estate.
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