Sad breaking news has landed that Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Berglund, has died. He was 28.

In a statement, his publicist said “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.”

Update: Sources within the Oman police say there is “no criminal suspicion” into Avicii’s death. According to Sky News, two post-mortems have been conducted, with authorities ruling out any form of foul play. “We absolutely confirmed that there is no criminal suspicion of death”.

Reactions have of course been flooding in from across the music spectrum and beyond, including some of Avicii’s many collaborators.

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