His stage name is based on the word “Avici”, which is a level of the Buddhist hell. However, when he tried to register on MySpace, Avici was already taken, so he added an extra i.
According to deadmau5, his girlfriend introduces herself only as “Avicii’s girlfriend”.
His dream is to end global hunger.
He announced his project “Avicii X You” in 2013 – he planned to create a crowdsourced track. More than 4,000 people participated, even though only the work of seven artists was credited in the final product.
His song “Levels” was Shazam’d over 3.5 million times in 2012, making it the #19 on the list of 2012’s most Shazam’d s