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Church In Netherlands Pays Amazing Tribute To Avicii With Bells

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Church In Netherlands Pays Amazing Tribute To Avicii With Bells

A church in the Netherlands has paid a touching tribute to DJ Avicii following his tragic death at just 28.

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Three of his songs - 'Wake Me Up', 'Without You' and 'Hey Brother' - were played on the bells at the Dom Tower in Utrecht, the tallest church tower in the country.

The DJ, real name Tim Berling, was well-known for a string of hits including 'Lay Me Down', 'I Could Be The One' and 'Lonely Together'.

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The Swedish musician was nominated twice for a Grammy Award for his work on 'Sunshine' with David Guetta in 2012 and also for his song 'Levels' in 2013.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

He hit the top ten in more than 15 countries and topped the Australian, Swedish, Danish and US charts.

Diana Baron, Avicii's publicist broke the sad news yesterday, saying: "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii.

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"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."

Tributes have poured in for the star following the sad news:


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Just a few days ago Avicii tweeted 'Thanks for the nomination' when he was put forward for the top dance/electronic album at the Billboard Music Awards.

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No official cause of death has been revealed yet.

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Topics: avicii, Music

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