Avicii cancels all of his upcoming tour dates and performances, indefinitely delaying all of his gigs for the year. He is recovering from an emergency appendectomy and gall bladder surgery. According to his reps, Avicii will recuperate in his native Stockholm until he has recovered the strength and physical well being necessary to resume work on his second album next year.
Madonna announces that she is making music with EDM star Avicii. Madonna’s affinity for Avicii is well known. There’s been no word on what exactly the pair is working on, or whether the sessions are intended for a future Avicii release or Madonna’s next album.
Seacrest interviews Avicii during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions his album collaborations with other artist.
Lately I’ve been hanging out in the studio with Chris Martin and Wyclef!
The artist releases his single, Timber, featuring Ke$ha, from his album, Global Warming: Meltdown. Pitbull says that the use of a harmonica on the song was fueled by Avicii’s single, Wake Me Up:
I’ve been all around the world touring and it was a record from Avicii that was so big and had this country feel to it. This record came down produced by Dr Luke, Cirkut and Sermstyle, and I said, ‘Man I need to get my hands on that’. And being on tour with Ke$ha, we hit it off, and what better than to have a crazy, sexy, cool, beautiful woman on it with me?