On Air Now
The Capital Evening Show with Jimmy Hill 7pm - 10pm
Avicii's ready to bring some EDM to our #CapitalSTB this year, so to get you ready for a HUGE party here's everything you need to know about the DJ.
Not only has Avicii secured a really cool stage name, his trademark symbol is known worldwide!
Avicii's huge hit 'Wake Me Up' bagged him a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electric Song in 2014.
Remember Coldplay's 'A Sky Full Of Stars'? Yep, that was co-written and co-produced by none other than Avicii!
He's listed countless acts as inspirations, but one of the biggest has to be secretive French duo Daft Punk.
No, Avicii hasn't quite performed on the continent's most infamous cheese-fest, but he DID produce the anthem for the 2013 competition in Sweden with Abba's Benny and Björn (ask your mum!).
Avicii's first ever music video was produced back in 2011 and featured Linn Asplund and Jim Cargill.
Not only does Avicii list David Guetta as one of his influences, the Swede worked with the Frenchman on Guetta's tracks 'Sunshine' and 'Lovers On The Sun'. To return the favour, David also remixed Avicii's huge hit 'Addicted To You'.
Avicii has been working alongside his manager, Ash Pournouri, to start their new charity 'House For Hunger' to alleviate world hunger.
'I Could Be The One', which features vocals from Nicky Romero, was Avicii's first big hit in the UK back in 2012.
Avicii's been lucky to travel the world as part of his Stories World Tour, but this picture of him on a beach in Jakarta has us insanely jealous!
Ever wondered what magic Avicii uses in the studio? Word on the street is a piece of software called Kontakt helps him with his samples.
'Levels', (or 'LE7ELS' if you want to be fancy) was the track that brought Avicii to the mainstream back in 2011, and became his first top 10 hit in the UK.
Avicii scooped two awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards - Best Electronic and Best Swedish Act.
Believe it or not, Avicii isn't the DJ's REAL name... It's actually Tim Bergling - but if you followed him on Twitter you'd already know that.
Before Avicii made it big and worked closely with Guetta, he remixed the French DJ's collaboration with Estelle, 'One Love', which eventually made it on to the European release of the single.
According to the music video for Avicii's hit 'The Nights', being a "Professional Life Liver" is a thing - just ask the video's star, Rory Kramer.
Tim's not afraid to experiment when it comes to music, bringing out his quirky side remixing tracks that are FAR removed from his EDM roots. You've GOT to check out his own version of Nina Simone's 'Feeling Good' for a start.
You know a song's gonna be big when you see 'Avicii Remix' on the EP.
Avicii was born in the Swedish capital back in 1989, and still calls it home today.
Avicii unleashed his debut album, 'True', on the world back in 2013. The record was so well received, he set out on a world tour the following year, playing everywhere from Australia and America, to Europe and Turkey.
Seriously, were Avicii and Taylor Swift separated at birth?! They WERE both born in 1989, so it could be a huge conspiracy theory...
He might not have a residency quite as long as Britney, but if you were on The Strip in Las Vegas in May 2015, you'd have had the chance to see Avicii performing live at XS Nightclub at the Encore hotel.
'Wake Me Up' is Avicii's biggest hit to date, spending three weeks at the top of the Vodafone Big Top 40 back in July 2013. The music video has been viewed over 600 MILLION times!
Back in January 2013, Avicii started 'Avicii X You', which would go on to become his biggest collaboration, with over 4,000 fans contributing to the track.
'You Make Me' was Avicii's second single from his debut album, 'True', and proved to be a huge smash in late 2013.
Avicii, or Tim Bergling, was born on 8th September, 1989, which means that he's a Virgo.