Tim Bergling, a Swedish DJ, producer, musician, and humanitarian, has a Google doodle devoted to him. With singles like “Levels” and “Wake Me Up,” he transformed the dance-pop landscape. Doodle was produced in honor of Bergling’s 32nd birthday.
- Doodle was produced in honor of Bergling’s 32nd birthday.
- Alyssa Winans, Olivia When, and Sophie Diao developed the video doodle set to Avicii’s classic single “Wake Me Up” Bergling won the Swedish Grammis Awards for Best Innovator (2012) and Best Artist (2014)
Today’s doodle: Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, turned 32 on Tuesday. Avicii revolutionised the dance-pop scene by combining electronic music with other genres.
Alyssa Winans, Olivia When, and Sophie Diao developed the video doodle set to Avicii’s classic single “Wake Me Up”.
Tim was 16 when he started mixing tunes in his bedroom in Stockholm. In 2011, he released ‘Levels’ as Avicii, becoming one of the first electronic music tunes to chart on the Pop charts. On Ibiza for five years, Bergling played sold-out gigs at the 16,000-person Ericsson Globe arena in Stockholm. Bergling was among the first DJs and producers to share the stage with vocalists and instrumentalists, with songs including 2013’s bluegrass-house hybrid “Wake Me Up.”
In 2012, Bergling embarked on “House for Hunger,” an American tour benefiting global food insecurity. That year, he closed Miami’s Ultra Music Festival with Madonna, breaking the festival’s live stream viewer record.
Bergling won the Swedish Grammis Awards for Best Innovator (2012) and Best Artist (2014), as well as a World Music Award for Best Electronic Dance Artist (2014). U.S.: Nominated for numerous Grammy Awards, including Best Dance/Electronic Song (2014) and MTV Music Award for Best Dance Music Video (2013). (2018).
Psychologist Klas Bergling spoke with Google about Avicii’s son. In addition to being recognized, Tim would have been tremendously proud of the Doodle. While a young man achieves his dream of being a DJ, the story reminds us that life is not always easy despite fame and fortune,” he remarked.
The Avicii Arena will replace Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe Arena in 2021. The Tim Bergling Foundation spearheads this campaign to celebrate Tim’s life and legacy, dispel the stigma of suicide, and raise global mental health awareness among youth.