EDM DJ-producer Avicii passed away early Friday morning. His publicist Diana Baron released a statement that said he was found dead in Muscat, Oman. No further details about the circumstances of his death have been released.
Friends and collaborators have taken to social media to share they condolences, memories and express grief over his unexpected passing. There's been a flood of messages about Avicii from EDM heavy-hitters like Calvin Harris and David Guetta, collaborators like Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and even Deadmau5, who was known to have social media beef with fallen DJ.
Take a look below at just some of the posts being shared on social from those closest to him.
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
my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to the friends, fans and families of @Avicii :( Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im very proud of him.— Goat lord (@deadmau5) 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.❤️ ~ R.I.P Avicii pic.twitter.com/HR3JvWGs9k— Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) April 20, 2018
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
My thoughts are with @avicii, his family, friends and fans. So young and too soon. Rest in peace.— Excision (@Excision) April 20, 2018