Avicii’s family have today (26th April) come forward with a new statement, implying that the EDM star died by suicide.
Last Friday (20th April), news broke that the Swedish DJ/producer had been found dead in his hotel room in Moscat, Oman where he had been on holiday.
Avicii’s family have released a statement thanking his fans around the world for the outpourings of love and support that have come since the news broke of his death last Friday (20th April).
Since the tragic news broke that Swedish DJ Avicii had passed away aged 28 on Friday 20th April, sales of his music have increased 6000% in the U.S.
On the day it was announced that the EDM star had been found dead in his hotel room in Muscat, Oman where he had been on holiday, there were over 25,000 downloads of his songs from online marketplaces, according to a preliminary sales reports by Nielsen Music.
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.