Avicii's death: Tributes pour in

21 April 2018

The death of Avicii sent chilling waves of grief and shock across the world on Friday when the news of his untimely demise first broke. Real name Tim Bergling, Avicii was only 28 years old when he declared dead on Friday afternoon in Oman, Variety reported. 

“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", a statement confirming the news stated. The Swedish EDM music producer 

The Swedish EDM music producer is best known in the mainstream for his chart-topping crossover bangers Levels, Wake Me Up, Hey Brother, as well as production credits on an impressive catalogue of bulletproof bops for artists such as Coldplay, amongst others. 

Devastation, shock and reflections on his finest moments, as well recollections of special times have been expressed by artists, other profile names and fans across the world since Friday. 

Black Coffee vowed to dedicate his Coachella set to Avicii 


DJ Fresh remembered that one time he opened for him when he came to the land 


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