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DJ Jamie Roy has died aged 33

Joe Harker

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DJ Jamie Roy has died aged 33

Featured Image Credit: @jamie_roy_/Instagram

Scottish DJ and record producer Jamie Roy died on Tuesday, 20 September, aged 33, his family have confirmed.

Tributes have poured in for Jamie, who performed at some of the world's biggest nightclubs, after his family shared the news on his Facebook page that they were 'heartbroken' at his death.

They wrote: "Jamie passed away yesterday. 

"Jamie was a much loved and talented son, brother, nephew and uncle and loved by his many friends and colleagues both within the music industry and beyond that.

"We are all absolutely heartbroken."

Originally from Dumfries, Jamie was a popular performer in Ibiza, playing at major venues like Pacha, Amnesia and Ibiza Rocks, and had his music played on BBC Radio One.

In June he played at set at Glastonbury and said afterwards that he was 'buzzing' about the performance, while he's performed DJ sets around the world as far away as Costa Rica.

Jamie's family shared the sad news on his Facebook page. Credit: Instagram/@jamie_roy_
Jamie's family shared the sad news on his Facebook page. Credit: Instagram/@jamie_roy_

Fans responded to the news with sadness, sending messages of support to Jamie’s family.

One person said he had been a ‘beautiful, talented man’, while another called him a 'beautiful human' with a 'beautiful soul'.

Someone else said he was 'one of a kind' and that he would be 'greatly missed by many'.

Fans and friends flooded the final posts on his social media channels to offer their messages of condolences and give their support to his grieving family.

So many people said they were 'sending love to his family' at this difficult time, with huge numbers of people lamenting the 'terrible news' of his death.

At the beginning of September, Jamie had taken to social media to promote the 'biggest track of my life' in an announcement that he would be working with 'one of the biggest producers on Earth'.

Jamie Roy has sadly died aged 33. Credit: Instagram/@jamie_roy_
Jamie Roy has sadly died aged 33. Credit: Instagram/@jamie_roy_

Jamie started his career DJing in Glasgow clubs before earning himself a spot in many nightclubs around the world.

He had recently posted online to celebrate his song 'Organ Belta' almost a year after it had first been released and expressing his joy that it was still in the charts nearly 12 months after first launching.

The DJ had also recently performed a set at Fort Lovrijenac, the Red Keep from Game of Thrones.

His record company, Defected Records, tweeted: "We are all devastated to hear about the passing of Jamie this morning.

"A great producer, DJ, and friend to so many within our industry. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

"Shine bright, Jamie."

Topics: News, UK News, Music

Joe Harker
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