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Avicii has died, aged 28

The EDM star has passed away in Oman, his publicist confirms

2018 Apr 20     
2 Bit Thugs

Details of the circumstances of his death have not been made public

The BBC reports that EDM superstar Avicii has died in Oman, aged just 28.

A statement from his publicist read: "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. 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."

No details of what happened have been made public, though it is known that Avicii had struggled with alcohol issues, which was one of the reasons he announced his retirement from touring in 2016.

Born in Stockholm, Sweden on 8 September 1989, Avicii released two studio albums during his career, both of which topped the charts in his native country and went Top 10 in the UK. He also had 13 UK Top 40 singles, including two No 1s: 2012's I Could Be The One (with Nicky Romero) and 2013's country-tinged Wake Me Up, which featured Aloe Blacc on vocals.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

 

 

 

 

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