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From what his stage name means to working with Formula One, check out everything you need to know about Swedish superstar DJ Avicii.
The DJ was born on 8th September 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden. His mother is called Anki Liden, his father Klas Bergling and has older brothers including a half brother called Anton Körberg - who is a Swedish TV host. Picture: Twitter
Avicii was born Tim Bergling and was recently asked why he chose the stage name Avicii during an interview with TIME magazine this year. He said: "Avici is the lowest level of Buddhist hell." So why the extra 'i'? It's because someone on MySpace had already taken the name.
The correct way to say Tim's stage name is A-VEE-CHEE.
Avicii started out by making mixes in his own bedroom after finding his passion during his senior year at high school. He was eventually discovered by his manager Ash Pournouri who stumbled upon one of his blogs and invited him for a coffee. From there he signed his management deal and now credits Ash as a second father for all his help.
Avicii has performed shows all around the world at events such as the Electric Daisy Carnival, iTunes Festival and the Ultra Music Festival.
The song was called 'Spin' and was also a collaboration with energy drinks company Burn - who were launching a new programme aimed at nurturing and inspiring creative talent with the view to provide a platform to showcase groundbreaking ideas to the world.
Avicii took offence to a write-up in the publication by reporter Jessica Pressler who spent four days with the DJ on tour. She criticised his fans as well as the DJ's technical ability. In his response, Avicii told fans on Facebook that the journalist in question had "failed miserably" to correctly portray what had happened and her lack of knowledge on electronic music had caused her to cloud her judgement.
Avicii's latest single 'You Make Me' features vocals from fellow Swedish producer and singer Salem Al Fakir and Wake Me Up' is a collaboration with 'I Need A Dollar' man Aloe Blacc.
He grew up listening to a lot of Ray Charles and 60s rock thanks to his father and his brothers got him into Kiss. He says Gene Simmons and co helped create his excitement for music.
Other stars such as Will.i.am, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Taio Cruz and Fatboy Slim also appeared in the feature film.
The track was called 'Manman' and released by Pete Tong through his Bedroom Bedlam label.
As well as teaming up with Madonna, he's also remixed tracks for the likes of Enrique Iglesias, Robyn and Lenny Kravitz.
He joined forces with fashion brand Ralph Lauren for their Denim & Supply campaign and released a special edit of his song 'Silhouettes' in conjunction with the promotion.