Artists Pay Final Respects as 28 Year-Old Avicii is Pronounced Dead

It is with great sorrow, shock and dismay that we bring you the news of sudden passing away of the world renowned DJ artist Avicii. The Swedish born Tim Bergling better known by his stage name-Avicii, has been pronounced dead by his publicist today (20th April). The cause of death is kept a secret so far. The statement given to the public read:

“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.

Whatever the reason it may have been, the entire industry is moved by this sudden unexpected news. Avicii was a mere 28 years old at the time of passing and he has been struggling with his health for a few years due to excessive consumption of alcohol.

The fellow colleagues took to various social media to express their utter dismay.

Rest In Peace Avicii

Avicii made first waves in the industry years before he released an album. “Levels” track released in 2011 marked a new era of progressive music lead by Avicii. The next breakthrough came with a track on his 2013 album ‘True.’ The lead single “Wake Me Up” became a theme song in all EDM concerts and the song peaked on music charts all around the world. His other influential works include “Hey Brother,” “You Make Me” and “Addicted To You.”

In his short career, Avicii has had many collaborations which have been massively successful. He collaborated with Rita Ora on “Lonely Together,” “Divine Sorrow” with Wyclef Jean, Sandro Cavassa on “Without You” and “Girls Gone Wild” remix with Madonna.

Avicii Live at Ultra Music Festival, Miami-2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKEqyf82wb0

It is absolutely devastating to hear this news in the dawn of the weekend. Please gather with us to pay your final respect to this massively talented artist. Comment your parting words in the comments below and let us know how his music influenced you.

Rest in peace, maestro, Avicii…

Adam McDonald

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