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

A post shared by Ash Pournouri (@ashpournouri) on

Take a look at all of the celeb reactions to Avicii's tragic death below. RIP, Avicii.

Remember Avicii and his incredible music by listening to his best songs on iHeartRadio's Essential Dance playlist feat. Avicii below.

Avicii Essential Dance Playlist

Photo: Getty Images

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