Avicii Takes Over Spotify Charts, as Fans Pay Tribute

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii…”

Avicii’s death took the entire world by storm, as fans and friends of Avicii are still trying to find ways to cope with the unexpected event. On Sunday, hundreds of fans gathered in Stockholm to pay tribute to the electronic dance music superstar. Over the weekend, multiple artists paid tribute to the 28-year old at Coachella.

Additionally, over the weekend, fans took to Spotify to remember his music. Avicii could be found in 20 spots in the music streaming giant’s Top 50 list in Sweden this morning, and in an incredible nine spots in the Top 10.

Without You“, one of his most recent hits, finds itself at the top of the list. “Wake Me Up” (which currently has over 4.8 million daily), “Levels” (which holds 4.4 million daily streams), “Waiting For Love“, “Hey Brother“, “Lonely Together” featuring Rita Ora, and “The Nights“, all follow close behind, as the producer holds the top 7 spots on the chart. “For A Better Day” and “Broken Arrows” hold spots 9 and 10.

You Be Love“, “The Days“, “You Make Me“, and “Addicted To You” also show up on Sweden’s Top 20 on Spotify.

Spotify was always a success story for Avicii, whose “Wake Me Up” became the most played track ever in 2014. In the past year, approximately 17.7 million Spotify users listened to his hits a month. As of today, Avicii has 23,703,006 monthly listeners.

Reading statistics like these make it obvious that Avicii holds a special place in everyone’s hearts. As the world mourns together, his music lives on.


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