Musicians from all genres and fans alike are devasted by the news of Swedish DJ Avicii's passing this morning. Billboard.com reported his publicist's statement this morning.
Twitter and all social media websites are flooded with messages about Avicii; see how some of our favorite artists are taking the news:
No words can describe the sadness I’m feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away....💔— Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018
Thoughts go out to his family and friends...
Such sad news to hear about Avicii passing. Too young and way too soon. My condolences go out to his family, friends and fans x— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) April 20, 2018
At a loss for words today... one of the main reasons we got into dance music was because of you, your music was a gift to the world @Avicii thank you ☹️ I’ll always remember this night 7 or 8 years ago when I first met you❤️ Rest Easy Brother 😢 pic.twitter.com/hzAgBLlqvg— Cheat Codes (@CheatCodesMusic) April 20, 2018
RIP @Avicii you will be insanely missed...my deepest condolences to his family.— Dillon Francis (@DILLONFRANCIS) April 20, 2018
Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. @Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best.— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) April 20, 2018
. @Avicii was talented and kind, and I was genuinely excited to see what would come next from him. His future most certainly should have been written beyond age 28. I am— Kaskade (@kaskade) April 20, 2018
Rest easy Tim.
At a loss for words...Rest easy brother 😪 @Avicii— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) 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
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
Avicii contributed incredible art to this world. devastated to hear about this. Rest In Peace. X— Sabrina Carpenter (@SabrinaAnnLynn) April 20, 2018
I cannot express enough that @Avicii revolutionized dance music, and effortlessly. An unparalleled writer and one of my biggest inspirations will be remembered and missed for centuries to come. We love you Tim.— ▽ (@3LAU) April 20, 2018
RIP @Avicii love everything you did for music. Too young, really unbelievable... doesn’t seem real.— MatthewRussell (@MattCheatCodes) April 20, 2018
Tim Bergling was only 28. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and fans at this time.