Swedish DJ Avicii has died unexpectedly while the Middle Eastern country of Oman. He was 28.
His rep announced the terrible news in a statement this afternoon:
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."
Avicii was among the world's most famous DJs and was known for his work with David Guetta, Wyclef Jean, and Coldplay.
Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) April 20, 2018