Avicii's former girlfriend shares a heartfelt tribute following his death

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The representative revealed Avicii's parents and siblings have since arrived in Oman to take his body back to Sweden, and are "completely devastated" by the tragedy.

Swedish tabloid Expressen states Avicii stayed in the Muscat Hills Resort Though vacationing in Oman.

"The family is crushed and we ask you to show consideration and leave them alone in this hard time. No further statements will be given", said a statement from his publicist.

No cause of death was given, and it was not known why the musician was in Oman.

DJ Avicii was one of the world's most successful announced his retirement from touring amid recurring health scares.

His shock death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP Avicii (01).

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Avicii received a loving tribute from the stage thanks to Norwegian DJ Kygo.

His most recognised song, Wake Me Up, was a multi-platinum success and peaked at number four on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

According to VARIETY, AVICII had been dealing with health issues for years, including acute pancreatitis partially from excessive drinking.

'So sorry to hear of the untimely passing of Avicii, ' he wrote. His shocking demise rocked the music world, with tributes pouring in from celebrity pals, peers, and fans. If you're young, it makes you feel like it's time for you to break out of your shell and live life.

Fellow EDM superstar Calvin Harris: "Devastating news about Avicii, a attractive soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do".

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