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Celebrities are paying tribute to the Swedish-born producer and DJ who has been found dead in Oman.
Fellow DJ, Calvin Harris, is leading the emotional tributes.
Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x
- Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) April 20, 2018
The musician, who's real name is Tim Bergling was just 28.
His publicist Diana Baron confirmed the news in a statement that the DJ was in Muscat, Oman when he passed away.
His cause of death is currently not known.
Avicii was known as a pioneer of the Electronic Dance Movement.
Throughout his 12 year career he took home two MTV Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award and earned two Grammy nominations.
Rita Ora has paid tribute to her 6.9 million followers.The pair's hit 'Lonely Together' was Avicii's last performance.
I have no words. I remember how amazing it was to make Lonely Together and it felt like just yesterday we were talking. Condolences to Avicii's family, friends, and the fans who supported him. May he rest in peace. Gone too soon. I'm devastated. Heartbroken.
- Rita Ora (@RitaOra) April 20, 2018
Music band, Imagine Dragons have said: "devastated at the news of @Avicii passing. working with him was one of my favorite collaborative moments. far too young. the world was a happier and fuller place with his presence and art. sending all my love to his friends and family. Xxdr"
Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best.
- Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) April 20, 2018
Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth told his fans: "Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best."
Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii very very sad news way to young ... what a talent he was. rest in peace x
- Liam (@LiamPayne) April 20, 2018
RIP Tim. You were a brilliant composer and a gentle spirit. Fond memories of creating music w @Avicii and @nilerodgers- https://t.co/AfCVbXlhQh
- ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) April 20, 2018
No @Avicii ... I can't even begin to comprehend this. I adore you and I loved traveling and touring Europe with you. You were my friend and a beautiful person. Vegas and Ibiza memories will always be so special to me. RIP you were magic.
- Ruby Rose (@RubyRose) April 20, 2018
My heart goes out to Avicii and his family. I never had the pleasure of working with him, but truly admired his talent.. life is so short. So sad. :broken_heart: RIP
- Alexandra Burke (@alexandramusic) April 20, 2018
Shocked at the very tragic news of @Avicii - thoughts are with his family, friends and fans.
- Calum Scott (@calumscott) April 20, 2018
One fan has taken to Twitter saying: "I am absolutely gutted to hear about Avicii passing reminiscing big time right now. Here's to Avicii the music and the memories."
Another loyal fan wrote: "This can't be happening. My day has literally just turned upside down. Seeing you in 2016 was beyond amazing and I'll cherish those moments forever. RIP"
The Wake Me Up star's passing was confirmed by his rep today to the shock of people all over the globe.
Can't really describe in words how sad I feel right now.. thank you for inspiring me and millions others. RIP @Avicii :pensive::heart: pic.twitter.com/nthXoCiZqy
- MARTIN GARRIX (@MartinGarrix) April 20, 2018
Tim, I can't believe what I just heard, you have gone way to early, there are no words to describe how I feel, I am thankful for all the great moments we got to spent together; and thankful for all the things I got to learn from you. The world will miss you.:heart: ~ R.I.P Avicii pic.twitter.com/HR3JvWGs9k
- Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) April 20, 2018
No words can describe the sadness I'm feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away....:broken_heart:
Thoughts go out to his family and friends...
- Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018
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