The ‘Hey Brother’ hitmaker – whose real name was Tim Bergling – was found dead in Muscat, Oman, on Friday, and following the news of his death, several stars have taken to social media to pay their respects.
Scottish DJ Calvin wrote on Twitter: “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 (sic)”.
It hasn’t just been Avicii’s fellow DJs that have reached out following the news either, as singers Charlie Puth and Liam Payne have also voiced their condolences.
Charlie tweeted: “Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best. (sic)”
And Liam said: “Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii very very sad news way to young what a talent he was. rest in peace x (sic)”
Dua Lipa and Ellie Goulding were also among those to their thoughts on the tragedy.
She tweeted: “No @Avicii I can’t even begin to comprehend this. I adore you and I loved traveling and touring Europe with you. You were my friend and a beautiful person. Vegas and Ibiza memories will always be so special to me. RIP you were magic. (sic)”
No @Avicii . I can’t even begin to comprehend this. I adore you and I loved traveling and touring Europe with you. You were my friend and a beautiful person. Vegas and Ibiza memories will always be so special to me. RIP you were magic.
It read: “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.”