Global megastar Avicii was the headline artist at the 2016 year’s Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Avicii joins a star-studded line-up of entertainers that includes superstar DJs Axwell Λ Ingrosso and reggae royalty Jimmy Cliff.
Avicii is a twice Grammy-nominated star artist and producer, who has enjoyed a number of hits across the world with tracks such as “Wake Me Up” and “Hey Brother”. He has consistently been ranked as one of the top ten DJs in the world, according to DJ Magazine, and has won strings of awards including two MTV Music Awards, two World Music Awards and one Billboard Music Award, as well as being nominated for two Grammys.
Avicii has released two globally acclaimed albums to date, both of which have topped the charts around the world. His most notable work includes four-time platinum track “Wake Me Up,” which hit number one in 81 countries and became the most streamed song of all time on Spotify (over 300 million plays) and the number one most Shazamed song worldwide, while racking up 2.6 billion international streams and 600 million combined YouTube views. His new single “Broken Arrows”, from his most recent album “Stories”, has achieved sales of more than 1.5 million since its release late last year.