On Friday, the music world was shaken by the news that EDM musician Tim Bergling, better known as DJ Avicii, had passed away. His body was found in Muscat, Oman. He was only 28 years old when he passed away.
"Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ, and producer known as Avicii, died Friday at the age of 28, his representative confirmed. A cause of death was not immediately revealed," reported Rolling Stone.
A representative for Avicii released the following statement:
"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."
After they learned the sad news, fans of his music took to Twitter to mourn his loss. The singer is best known for his smash hit "Wake Me Up."
Please join us in praying for his friends and family during this devastating time. No further details have been released about his death, including his cause of death.