When Avicii obtained an honorary award on the 2019 Grammis gala, the late producer’s father, Klas Bergling, was there to simply accept the posthumous award on his son’s behalf. A Swedish model of the American Grammy Awards ceremony, the Grammis have been hosted in Stockholm on Feb. 7.
“As Tim’s father, I’m very honored to obtain this nice prize,” Bergling reads the Swedish Aftonbladet newspaper’s translation of his acceptance speech on behalf of his son. “Tim was a pleasant individual with humor and really severe, humble, and cussed as sin. When it got here to the music, he was on the verge of obsessed to achieve the optimum he had imagined.”
“He was a shy one that didn’t need to be within the heart and he had a tough time with the official position,” Bergling added. “He had a must withdraw, and peace, and discover himself–one thing that many people in all probability acknowledge.”
Klas Bergling concluded the acceptance speech via tears with an deal with to his son. “Tim,” Bergling mentioned, “we predict your music will dwell and proceed to please individuals.”
Avicii’s 2019 Grammis acknowledgement will not be his first Grammis award; he beforehand gained a Grammis in 2012 for his landmark manufacturing, “Levels.”