Avicii has passed away at the age of only 28, and the DJ and EDM fans and stars are mourning his shocking loss. In fact, the entire music industry has been hit in the most painful way by the death.
Celebs such as Calvin Harris, Charlie Puth, and Marshmello took to social media to pay tribute to Avicii, real name Tim Bergling.
‘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,’ Harris tweeted.
Charlie Puth wrote: ‘Wow, I would like to take one moment to pay tribute to a man who opened my eyes to what my productions could one day sound like. Avicii was a genius and music innovator, and I cannot believe he’s no longer with us. RIP to the very best.’
‘At a loss for words…Rest easy brother,’ Marshmello expressed his shock.
Liam Payne also took to Twitter to say: ‘Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii very sad news way too young … what a talent he was. rest in peace x.’
Meanwhile, Craig David made sure to send his condolences to the late DJ’s family, by posting: ‘Rest in peace Avicii My heart goes out to your family at this difficult time. X’
Obviously, Avicii’s passing has affected many as the emotional messages continue to flood social media.
DJ Hardwell wrote on his Instagram: ‘Just cannot believe this, I am gonna miss you so bad. From your first show where we played together, to all the amazing memories we shared. Thank you for changing the world with your amazing music. Thank you for being such an inspiration. I hope you are in a better place now. I am gonna miss you, brother, until we meet again!’
Another DJ who took to his Instagram to honor Avicii’s memory is David Guetta, who wrote: ‘Something really horrible happened. We lost a friend with a beautiful heart, and the world also lost an incredibly talented musician. Thank you for your beautiful melodies, for the time we spent in the studio, playing together as DJs or even just enjoying life as friends. RIP.’
Young singer Sabrina Carpenter tweeted: ‘Avicii contributed incredible art to this world. devastated to hear about this. Rest In Peace. X’
Avicii had been having health problems, including acute pancreatitis for many years which is also why he retired from performing live back in 2016.
Rest in peace, Tim Bergling. You will be greatly missed.