See How Avicii Became The AMA’s Big EDM Winner


Last night’s American Music Awards 2013 may have seen its share of shady bits, but one Swedish superstar had his moment in the spotlight. Avicii took home the grand prize for the AMA’s Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Year, beating out Calvin Harris, Daft Punk and Zedd.

This award comes as no shock after Avicii’s game-changing album True saw global success this year, catapulting Tim Bergling’s name from “DJ-superstar” to “household.”

The mild-mannered Avicii said in his acceptance speech: “I just want to say thank you to everyone who voted for me. Thank you to my manager, my label… thank you so much.”

Watch the unfolding below: