Following the news of Swedish DJ Avicii’s sudden death aged 28 in Oman on Friday 20th April, thousands of fans gathered in Stockholm’s Sergels Torg plaza for a memorial.
In videos shared online from the afternoon of Saturday 21st April, fans of the DJ – real name Tim Bergling – are seen dancing to his music in the street. You can watch the footage below.
Avicii’s death is not being treated as suspicious, Oman authorities have ruled.
News broke last Friday (20th April) that the Swedish DJ – real name Tim Bergling – had been found dead in a hotel room Muscat, Oman, where he had been on holiday. Subsequent post-mortem examinations have ruled out any “criminal suspicion” in relation to his sudden passing.
At the end of April, the news that Avicii had died rocked the dance music world. The Swedish DJ, producer and songwriter passed away in Muscat, Oman. He was 28 years old.
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 has been found dead in Muscat, Oman earlier today (20th April)
The news was confirmed by his publicist, Diane Baron, in a statement that read, “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii.
Avicii has announced that he has invested in a Swedish cold brew coffee company called MODE Cold Brew.
Speaking about his recent investment in the Swedish coffee startup, Avicii said: “In the studio, I have always relied on energy drinks until I discovered cold brew coffee.
“When Mode Cold Brew was launching in Sweden it just felt natural to be a part of that. When I had the first taste of Mode I knew that it was the right choice,” said Avicii.
Avicii has co-written an indie-pop track with friend and fellow countryman Human, AKA Daniel Adams-Ray.
The tune, entitled 'Ghost', has now been released into the streaming world for fans and everyone else to check, with YO Running Club AB and Universal Records responsible for putting it out there.
Avicii and his team continue to produce artistic visual accompaniments for his recent 'Avīci (01)' singles. Tobias Leo Nordquist is the directorial force behind newest music video offering for ‘Friend of Mine’.
Commencing in hippie-era California, the video drastically skips toward present day celebrations, leaving the video’s male protagonist wondering where time and love have vanished.
Avicii steers towards the symbolic with the emotional music video for ‘You Be Love’. A series of highly-detailed statues are the focus of the video – a symbol of the enduring strength of true love.
Featuring the effortless vocals of Billy Raffoul, the track already lingered with an essence of timelessness thanks in part to its acoustic guitar arrangement and classical percussion breaks.
Avicii released a four-track remix package of his 2017 single 'Lonely Together' featuring Rita Ora today (17th November). The pack includes official edits courtesy of Alan Walker, DJ Licious, Jaded and Dexter.