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Pitbull says Avicii influenced 'Timber' sound

Pitbull has revealed that Avicii's recent output helped influence the sound of his hit track 'Timber'.

The musician teamed up with Kesha for the 2013 song and it became an instant club anthem.

It seems, however, that Swedish DJ and music-maker Avicii helped mould the sound through his country and folk influenced tracks like 'Wake Me Up'.

Pitbull told the Hollywood Reporter: “It had the same ring to it. I was like, this is where it’s going right now. We need to put this out ASAP. No one’s doing this, we can run right behind it."

The US star meanwhile has teamed up with Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte to create a song for this year's FIFA World Cup.

The trio have combined for the track 'We Are One', which will soundtrack the Brazil event this summer.

Watch the 'Timber' video below: