Producer and Musician, Avicii, Dies at Age 28
At only 28 years old, musician and producer, Avicii (Tim Bergling) died in Oman. The cause of death has not been released yet, but he had be struggling with health issues for a while. Avicii's first big hit "Wake Me Up" with singer Aloe Blacc reached the top ten globally and topped the charts at number one in several countries for weeks. Avicii became a music festival staple, but announced that he was retiring from performing live in 2016.
According to Variety, “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.” No word on the cause of death yet, as this is still a breaking story. This will be updated as more details come through. We hope his family and friends will be okay.