Swedish DJ Avicii Found Dead Aged 28

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Pic via Avicii AB

World famous DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling has been found dead aged 28 in Oman. The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear however his publicist Diana Baron confirmed the news in a statement.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.”

The star was twice nominated twice for a Grammy Award, once for “Sunshine” with David Guetta in and for “Levels” in 2013. His single “Wake me up” has racked up over 1.4 billion views on YouTube.