Swedish DJ Avicii found dead at 28

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Swedish-born DJ/producer Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

The 28-year-old EDM star, birth name Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman when he died, according to his publicist Diana Baron.

"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," Baron wrote in a statement. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given."

Avicii won two MTV Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and earned two Grammy nominations. According to NBC News his biggest hit was "Le7els."

Other hits include "Wake Me Up!" ''The Days" and "You Make Me."