The family of the late Avicii have broken their silence, following his tragic death.
The 28 year old DJ and producer was found dead on Friday (April 20) in Muscat, Oman. His family have released their first statement.
'We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim's music and have precious memories of his songs. Thank you for all the initiatives taken to honor Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world.'
There has been a huge amount of love for Avicii since his death. Both fans and fellow musicians have been taking to social media to express their admiration for him.
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
— MARTIN GARRIX (@MartinGarrix) April 20, 2018
rest easy @Avicii .. this mix you did for me in 2013 is one my favorite mixes of all time... https://t.co/fRixgRCyRT shows your versatility .. you even remixed get free just for this mix dude I love you pic.twitter.com/FJrJ4Ipc9e
— diplo (@diplo) April 21, 2018