He released another album in 2015 before announcing in 2016 that he was going to retire from live performances.
He explained the change on his website in 2017, saying, “We all reach a point in our lives and careers where we understand what matters most to us. That is what I live for, what I feel I was born to do.
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Last year I quit performing live, and many of you thought that was it. I took on board too much negative energy, I think.”He continued recording and producing after he stopped performing.
But the end of live never meant the end of Avicii or my music. In August of 2017 he released a 6-track EP entitled “Avicii".
Billboard magazine says he was hospitalized in 2014 and had his appendix and gall bladder removed, which caused lingering issues and resulted in canceled performances.