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EDM Icon Avicii Remembered as 'Beautiful Soul'

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    Star DJ Avicii Has Died

    EDM star Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died at the age of 28. (Published Friday, April 20, 2018)

    What to Know

    • His other hits include "Wake Me Up" ''The Days" and "You Make Me"

    • He won two MTV Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award and earned two Grammy nominations

    The sudden death of popular DJ Avicii, the pioneering EDM producer who made hit songs like "Le7els" and "Wake Me Up," prompted an outpouring of love from fellow DJs and musicians.

    He was remembered as a "beautiful soul" by Calvin Harris and as a game-changer for modern dance music by Deadmau5.

    Avicii, whose given name was Tim Bergling, was 28. He was found dead Friday in Oman, according to his publicist.

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