Swedish musician Avicii dies at 28

Swedish musician Avicii dies at 28
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Avicii accepts the favorite electronic dance music artist award at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - TAGS: ENTERTAINMENT) (AMA-SHOW)

New York: Swedish musician Tim Bergling, popularly known as Avicii, has passed away at the age of 28.

A statement from his publicist Diana Baron read, “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” Billboard reported.

“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,” the statement added.

The artist, known for songs such as ‘Wake Me Up’, ‘Lonely Together’, and ‘Levels,’ had retired from tours in 2016 due to health issues. (ANI)