TMZ reports the death of Swedish DJ AVICII, saying the detail surrounding his death are unclear. Avicii’s real name is Tim Bergling, a Swedish native and one of the most famous DJs in the world. He has passed away at the young age of 28 years old, He died in the Middle Eastern country of Oman. It has been known that Avicii has struggled with addiction, He was hospitalized for alcohol related issues, though it’s unclear at this point if that had anything to do with his death.
His reps issued a 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.”
Avicii was nominated for 2 Grammys for Best Dance Recording in 2011 and 2012, “Levels” and “Sunshine” — and he was just nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album.