LOS ANGELES/MUMBAI: Tributes came in abundance for music genius Avicii, whose untimely and unexpected demise has left the global showbiz world in shock. He was a young, talented, and passionate music artist, who shaped sounds for the pop music industry.
Several international and Indian film celebrities expressed condolences to the 28-year-old, who was found dead in Oman. The death of the artist, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was confirmed by his publicist yesterday. The cause of his death is not known as yet.
listening to @Avicii all morning. Music is something that gets us through everything good bad or ugly. And People who make it are truly blessed. He was a genius. #RIPAvicci your music was uplifting and we will all feel your loss.
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) April 21, 2018
Such a terrible loss!!!! Still can’t believe it.. he was soo young and soo talented! May his soul rest in peace. You will be missed Avicii! #RIPAvicii
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) April 21, 2018
— Athiya Shetty (@theathiyashetty) April 20, 2018
so easy to dismiss musical trends as disposable.but the musicians at the top of them are almost always geniuses. Same was true for Avicii. So much more than a EDM guy.. he shaped sounds pop music will use for a generation or more and understood the value of the song itself. RIP
— RAGHAV (@raghavworldwide) 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
So Sad……. So Tragic. Good Bye Dear Sweet Tim. ? Gone too Soon. pic.twitter.com/l7FDKCu6K4
— Madonna (@Madonna) 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
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
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
I have no words. I remember how amazing it was to make Lonely Together and it felt like just yesterday we were talking. Condolences to Avicii’s family, friends, and the fans who supported him. May he rest in peace. Gone too soon. I’m devastated. Heartbroken.
— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) April 20, 2018
Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and his wife Sofia expressed, “We had the honour to have known him and admired him both as an artist and the beautiful person that he was.”