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Remembering Avicii Lesser known facts about Wake Me Up hitmaker

One of the brightest stars in the music industry, Avicii left for his heavenly abode on Friday, creating a void in the hearts of millions. He was 28. The Wake Me Up hitmaker was found dead in Muscat, Oman.,

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 April 2018, 11:10:54 AM
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One of the brightest stars in the music industry, Avicii left for his heavenly abode on Friday, creating a void in the hearts of millions. He was 28. The Wake Me Up hitmaker was found dead in Muscat, Oman. The talented musician, who scored two UK number one singles, was regarded as one of the few DJS to headline shows and make people dance to the tunes of his song. As the world remembers its favourite DJ, we will have a look at the lesser known facts about Avicii. (Picture Source- Instagram)
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Not many know that the Swedish musician was originally born as Tim Bergling. The Waiting for Love singer opted the stage name Avici, which is actually the lowest level of Buddist hell. Interestingly, the name was already taken on MySpace and therefore Bergling added an extra ‘I’, and hence it became Avicii. (Picture Source- Instagram)
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To commemorate the celebration of two million followers on Facebook, Avicii released a song called ‘Two million’. (Picture Source- Instagram)
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The MTV Music Awards winner gave a rocking performance at the royal wedding of Swedish Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist in 2015. (Picture Source- Instagram)
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Avicii, who started mixing in his bedroom at the age of eight, announced his retirement from touring in 2016. However, he continued making music. (Picture Source- Instagram)
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The Hey Brother hitmaker collaborated high profile artists like Lenny Kravitz (Superlove) and Madonna (Girl Gone Wild). Very few are aware of the fact that he also remixed Nadia Ali’s single Rapture. (Picture Source- Instagram)