Avicii dead at 28

Superstar DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, has been found dead. He was 28.

The artist and producer died this afternoon in Muscat, Oman, according to a statement from his publicist.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” the statement reads. “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.”

He had retired from live performing in 2016, citing health reasons.

We will update this story as we learn more.