Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, is dead.
The Swedish musician and producer popular his 2013 song, “Wake Me Up,” died at age 28 on Friday, April 20, his publicist Diana Baron confirmed.
“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” Baron said in a statement.
“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.”
In 2013, Avicii released “Wake Me Up,” as the lead single from his debut studio album “True.” The music video which vocals by US soul singer singer Aloe Blacc, has been watched over 1.4 billion times since it was released on YouTube in July 2013.
Avicii announced a documentary entitled “Avicii: True Stories” in September 2017. The documentary chronicles the artist’s retirement from tour, and features interviews from his colleagues David Guetta, Tiësto, Wyclef Jean, Nile Rodgers and Chris Martin of Coldplay.
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