Avicii gave millions to the hunger relief charity

The full extent of Avicii's generous nature was revealed one week after his death in Oman, and the DJ brought millions away to charities.

The songs featuring cardboard such as “Wake Me Up” and “Hey Brother” as well as being able to order fees of around $ 250,000 for a club gig are estimated to have contributed around £ 60 million to the Swedish DJ. into.

But the 28 year old name of Tim Bergling gave millions away to charities to help hunger relief.

He is said to have gone $ 1m away from his 27-day House for Hunger journey in the United States in 2012 to the Feeding America charity.

The following year he contributed a further € million to the aid organization Radiohjälpen in Sweden.

Avicii said in an interview in 2013: “I found out when I started making money I didn't want.”

“When you have so much money that you don't need, the most sensible, human and obvious thing is to give to people in need.” T

In 2015, he tackled human trafficking and gang violence when he directed the videos for his “For a Better Day” tracks and “Pure Grinding.”

“Each song has a story I wanted to tell,” Avicii said at the time.

Although he received recognition for a single series, the Levels in 2011 which sampled Etta James and achieved platinum status in at least ten countries were very successful.

Avicii also worked with a large number of names outside EDM (electronic dance music), namely Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Rita Ora, Lenny Kravitz and Leona Lewis.

According to Forbes magazine, he earns $ 19m from a worldwide tour in 2015.

The Swedish DJ toured touring in 2016 after life on the road greatly influenced his health.

Avicii's health problems began in January 2012, when he spent 11 days in hospital with acute pancreatitis, and caused severe drinking.

“The drink was a routine for me, but you can't keep on touring and drinking at the same time, because you are going to crash,” he told the Evening Standard in 2014.

Two years later, in 2015, Tim chose to highlight the issues of gang and human trafficking when he directed the music videos of his two songs “Pure Grinding” and “For A Better Day.”

He also caused severe mental health and health problems, which resulted in heavy drinking, and expressed concern to friends that he was overflowing.

Earlier this week, Tim's family released an open letter in which he expressed his own life.

In her letter published on Aftonbladet and translated from her original Swedish, they wrote: “Our singer Tim was the candidate, a brilliant art of searching for answers to existing questions.

“A performer too busy was very stressful to travel and worked hard at speed.

“When he stopped traveling, he wanted to get a balance in life to be happy and to be able to do what he liked most – music.” T


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