There is a 24-hour tribute to Avicii live streaming today to mark the second anniversary of the EDM star’s tragic death.
Currently streaming on regular collaborator and friend Aloe Blacc’s YouTube channel, the tribute compiles concert footage, videos, interviews with DJs, fan duets, and more. The stream is running from 8 AM - 8 PM BST, or 9 AM to 9 PM CEST. Check it out below.
Throughout the live stream, fans and viewers are being encouraged to donate via this link to the Tim Bergling Foundation, the initiative launched last year by Avicii’s family which advocates for the recognition of suicide as a global health emergency and works to remove the stigma attached to suicide mental health issues. The foundation has also been focussing work on areas that Avicii was passionate about, including climate change, global hunger and preservation of wildlife.
Last year, a full tribute concert to Avicii was streamed, with proceeds going to the Tim Bergling foundation.
The Swedish EDM star’s legacy and influence on the world of electronic music endures, with hit 'Wake Me Up' being named as the highest charting dance track of the decade. Earlier in the year, Avicii was awarded two posthumous Swedish Grammys for his album ‘TIM’, which was completed by friends and collaborators. Just this month, ‘TIM’ won the award for Best Album at this year’s International Dance Music Awards.
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