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Avicii dead age 28: Dance music world reacts

“Nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music”...

Avicii passed away earlier today (20th April), he was 28 years old.

The news was confirmed in a statement by his publicist, Diane Baron.

Since news of Avicii’s death broke, the dance music world has been sharing their condolences on social media.

Below, Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Nile Rodgers, Flying Lotus and more share their sympathies on Avicii’s passing.

Avicii’s tell-all biopic, True Stories, hit internet streaming service Netflix in 2017.

Check out 10 unforgettable Avicii moments here.

Rob McCallum is DJ Mag’s deputy digital editor. Follow him on Twitter here.