Avicii Dies at 28: Calvin Harris, Zedd & More Stars React
By Nicole Mastrogiannis
April 20, 2018
Swedish producer/DJ Avicii, Tim Bergling, has passed away at the young age of 28 on Friday April 20th. His publicist confirmed the sad news in a statement, saying that the dance music star was found dead while in Muscat, Oman, which is located in the middle east:
"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."
Following the devastating news, stars, along as Avicii's fellow friends in the dance music community, as well as fans took to social media to mourn the 28-year-old, and express their deepest condolences. Avicii's friend and former manager, Ash Pournouri, simply posted a black square to Instagram
Take a look at all of the celeb reactions to Avicii's tragic death below. RIP, Avicii.
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
No words can describe the sadness I’m feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away....💔— Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018
Thoughts go out to his family and friends...
Something really horrible happened. We lost a friend with such a beautiful heart and the world lost an incredibly talented musician. Thank you for your beautiful melodies, the time we shared in the studio, playing together as djs or just enjoying life as friends.— David Guetta (@davidguetta) April 20, 2018
RIP @Avicii pic.twitter.com/IGiTYetJcq
I have no words. I remember how amazing it was to make Lonely Together and it felt like just yesterday we were talking. Condolences to Avicii's family, friends, and the fans who supported him. May he rest in peace. Gone too soon. I’m devastated. Heartbroken.— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) April 20, 2018
Tim, I can’t believe what I just heard, you have gone way to early, there are no words to describe how I feel, I am thankful for all the great moments we got to spent together; and thankful for all the things I got to learn from you. The world will miss you.❤️ ~ R.I.P Avicii pic.twitter.com/HR3JvWGs9k— Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) April 20, 2018
Tim, since day one you’ve been one of my biggest inspirations to make dance music. You put Sweden on the map with the most memorable melodies in the world. I wish I could have said a few last words to you before you left this place. Millions of people will remember you forever. pic.twitter.com/oj06UoAxyK— Alesso (@Alesso) April 20, 2018
Can’t believe this, I’m gonna miss you so bad. From your first show where we played together, to all the amazing memories we shared. Thank you for changing the world with your amazing music and for being such an inspiration. I’m gonna miss you brother, until we meet again! ❤ pic.twitter.com/FjJyLA5Ohc— Hardwell (@HARDWELL) April 20, 2018
Rest in peace, Avicii.— DJ SNAKE (@djsnake) April 20, 2018
We lost a legend.
May he find peace, and to all his fans out there, let his legacy be a reason for you to work harder, reach further and live life better and happier. Don’t abuse this off to some retweet or attempt to get some attention on social media. Learn, respect and tell the tale.— Afrojack (@afrojack) April 20, 2018
I will remember this ✌️Tim was a shy and super talented artist who created songs that changed the course of electronic music and pop culture. His music was positive and put a smile on billions of people’s faces. You will be missed sir. https://t.co/4hwPwxKaJK pic.twitter.com/T75FjXmQwT— Martin Solveig (@martinsolveig) April 20, 2018
Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii very very sad news way to young ... what a talent he was. rest in peace x— Liam (@LiamPayne) April 20, 2018
Such sad news to hear about Avicii passing. Too young and way too soon. My condolences go out to his family, friends and fans x— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) April 20, 2018
Avicii was one of the main reasons I fell in love with dance music.— RIGGI & PIROS (@RiggiandPiros) April 20, 2018
I’m incredibly and utterly devastated...we lost one of the brightest music talents and genuinely just one of the nicest people I personally knew . RIP Tim, hope you are in better place now.— ARTY (@arty_music) April 20, 2018
What an extremely sad news! RIP Avicii!!— Firebeatz (@Firebeatz) April 20, 2018
Avicii contributed incredible art to this world. devastated to hear about this. Rest In Peace. X— Sabrina Carpenter (@SabrinaAnnLynn) April 20, 2018
Avicii was one of the first artists to get me into EDM music, so sad man, RIP— Luna (@Lunaa) April 20, 2018
Remember Avicii and his incredible music by listening to his best songs on iHeartRadio's Essential Dance playlist feat. Avicii below.
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