DJ Avicii, 28, found dead in Oman

Avicii, one of the world’s best DJs who helped lead the worldwide blast in electronic music, kicked the bucket Friday in Oman, his agent said. He was 28.

The Swedish DJ, whose genuine name was Tim Bergling, was discovered dead amid a visit to the kingdom’s capital Muscat, an announcement said without determining a reason.

“It is with significant distress that we report the loss of Tim Bergling, otherwise called Avicii. He was discovered dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday evening neighborhood time, April twentieth,” marketing specialist Diana Baron said in an announcement on Friday.

“The family is crushed and we request that everybody please regard their requirement for protection in this troublesome time,” the announcement included.

No reason for death was given and Baron said no further explanations would be discharged.

The Swedish-conceived DJ was said to be the Electronic Dance Movement pioneer and had won honors, for example, MTV Music Awards, Billboard Music Award and got Grammy assignments.