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.
Forever in our hearts pic.twitter.com/hRxfbkk4NQ— Tomorrowland (@tomorrowland) April 20, 2018
Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) April 20, 2018
my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to the friends, fans and families of @Avicii :( Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im very proud of him.— Goat lord (@deadmau5) April 20, 2018
#RIPAVICII Dear Tim your family have my most heartfelt condolences. You were my little bro. Love always.— Nile Rodgers (@nilerodgers) April 20, 2018
At a loss for words today... one of the main reasons we got into dance music was because of you, your music was a gift to the world @Avicii thank you I’ll always remember this night 7 or 8 years ago when I first met you Rest Easy Brother pic.twitter.com/hzAgBLlqvg— Cheat Codes (@CheatCodesMusic) April 20, 2018
At a loss for words...Rest easy brother @Avicii— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) April 20, 2018
Rip Avicii. Such sad news to hear of his passing at such a young age.— Rebekah (@djRebekah) April 20, 2018
Very sad and scary. What a crazy life. RIP. https://t.co/LSBkIEJ97m— FLYLO (@flyinglotus) April 20, 2018
RIP Avicii— COBRA|Soul Food (@LupeFiasco) April 20, 2018
Never let this game change you. Just because you make music doesn’t automatically mean you all of a sudden need to become famous or a celebrity, or a fashion designer, or a car collector, or a pimp or a slut, or the center of attention..always embrace who you are pic.twitter.com/nfHN9RNn8V
No words can describe the sadness I’m feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away....— Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018
Thoughts go out to his family and friends...
Ugh devastating news about Avicii, hard to even believe.. sending all my love to his family, friends and community of fans.. electronic music is a community. We lost one of it's brightest stars. He made music that was universally loved. Always seemed so kind. Gone way too soon— Ayahuasca Flocka Flame (@atrak) April 20, 2018
Avicii’s tell-all biopic, True Stories, hit internet streaming service Netflix in 2017.
Check out 10 unforgettable Avicii moments here.
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