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Following the shocking death of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii, the family of the 28-year-old released a public statement thanking his peers, fans and everyone else celebrating his life.

The family of Avicii has released a statement thanking fans for their support in the wake of his death.

"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii", the statement read.

"We are grateful for the privacy during this hard time", the Bergling family added. "Our wish is that it continues that way".

The outlet noted at the time that Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, had a "pale, gaunt face" and looked "far from healthy".

Family members of Swedish DJ Avicii have arrived in Oman ready to return his body back from the sultanate and to ask questions about his premature death.

Tim Bergling, aka Avicii, was considered to be one of the most successful dance music artists of all time.

Avicii told Billboard magazine he made a decision to stop touring in 2016 for health reasons. He had his gallbladder and appendix removed in 2014.

Sweden's public broadcaster SVT, citing information from an anonymous police official in Oman, said Sunday that autopsies revealed nothing suspicious and that foul play has been ruled out in Avicii's death. You should have lived to be 150. "I haven't really accepted it yet, I can't imagine it's even real".

One of Sweden's biggest music exports, Avicii's first hit "Levels" was released in 2011, propelled him into the mainstream and made him an worldwide superstar. Now electronic dance music has Avicii.

As the shocking news broke on Friday that Avicii had died whilst on holiday with friends in Oman, those closest to him have expressed their shock and grief that someone they describe as "one in a billion" and "raw talent" is gone so suddenly. In early 2016, the Grammy-nominated artist had announced his retirement from touring due to his health.

"So I want to end my set tonight with my favorite Avicii song", Kygo concluded, before playing Avicii's 2017 single, "Without You", with a photo tribute to the performer at the end. And I know because I [represented] all of his albums.

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