After just two years of performing, the 22-year-old Swede landed at No. 6 on DJ Magazine yearly poll of the Top 100 DJs. Since achieving widespread commercial success, Avicii began working for charitable activities, he began working with his manager and executive producer Ash Pournouri to start House for Hunger in 2011, a charity dedicated to alleviating global hunger.The pair wanted to showcase the giving spirit fostered by the house music community. charity founded by Lauren Bush, House for Hunger has helped fund the efforts of The Feed Foundation, allowing it to distribute over two million school meals throughout Africa.
Avicii had donated a fat $1 million to the charity Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organisation in the US. Avicii also chosen to donate 100% of his earnings from his U.S. tour to hunger-relief organization, Feeding America. Amounting to a substantial and generous sum of $1 million, it's no coincidence that he named his series of shows the ‘House for Hunger' Tour.
You have to give something back. I am so fortunate to be in the position where I can actually do that. I feel lucky every day when I wake up and am able to do what I love and make a living."
- American Music Awards - Favorite Electronic Music Artist 2013
- Billboard Music Awards - Top Dance/Electronic Song 2014
- iHeartRadio Music Awards - EDM Song of the Year 2014
- MTV Europe Music Awards - Best Electronic 2013
- World Music Awards - World's Best Electronic Dance Artist 2014
- World Music Awards - World's Best Swedish Act Artist 2014
Tim Bergling born on 8 September 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden. In May 2007, Avicii signed on with the Dejfitts Plays label.In 2010, Avicii released the song "Seek Bromance", which reached the top 20 in several countries including Belgium, France, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Sweden. he started his music career in 2010.
In 2011, Avicii released "Levels", which launched him into the mainstream. The song was produced and written by Tim Bergling. In 2012, his collaboration track "Sunshine" with David Guetta was nominated for a Grammy award under the category for Best Dance Recording. On 23 March 2012, Avicii's unsigned single "Last Dance" was previewed on Pete Tong's show on BBC Radio 1. The song was later released on 27 August 2012. At Ultra Music Festival 2012 in Miami, he premiered two tracks, "Girl Gone Wild" (Avicii's UMF Remix) with Madonna and "Superlove" with Lenny Kravitz. Avicii's UMF Remix of "Girl Gone Wild" was released on 20 April 2012, and "Superlove" with Kravitz was released on 29 May 2012. After reaching two million followers on Facebook, Avicii released a new song titled "Two Million". It was put out as a free download on his official Soundcloud page. On 27 April 2012, Avicii released "Silhouettes".
On 29 December 2012, Avicii released "I Could Be the One" with Nicky Romero. After first being debuted at his shows almost a year earlier, the track finally got released via Avicii's record label LE7ELS. Avicii was nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance Recording with "Levels" at the 2013 Grammy Awards. In March 2013, Avicii announced and premiered many new tracks from his new album, which would later be set to be released in September, during his Main Stage set at Ultra Music Festival in Miami. The new tracks were experimental in nature, Avicii brought out a stomping band to play through a new bluegrass-tinged song called "Wake Me Up. On 19 October 2013, the DJ Mag 2013 Top 100 DJs List was announced, with Avicii ranking No.3 on the list. On 10 November, Avicii won his first award "Best Electronic" at the MTV EMA's. On 24 November 2013 he won the American Music Award for favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist. In December 2013, Avicii released his fourth single off the album,Addicted To You Which reached no. 1 in Australia, with vocals from Audra Mae, who also sings on Shame On Me and Long Road to Hell, both tracks on the album.
In January 2014, the French hit music radio station NRJ released a new web radio station called "NRJ AVICII", which plays songs only by Avicii.