DJ Avicii has died at the age of 28

20th Apr 18 | News

His agent confirmed the news in a statement

Swedish superstar DJ Avicii has died at the age of 28.

His agent confirmed that the DJ, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead this afternoon in Muscat, Oman.

The statement 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.”

Some of his best known hits including Wake Me Up, Hey Brother, Without You and Levels

He had retired from live performing in 2016 and was focussing on making new music.