Back in April, the EDM world was shocked to hear about the sudden passing of Avicii, real name Tim Bergling of an apparent suicide. Many artists, not just in the EDM world, but around the world reached out with their sympathy's of Avicii's passing.
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
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
My heartfelt condolences to Tim's family and close friends. I can't express how deeply sad I am. Meeting him changed my life. He was an amazingly talented person and it hurts so bad that he's gone.— Aloe Blacc (@aloeblacc) April 20, 2018
my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to the friends, fans and families of @Avicii :( Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im very proud of him.— Goat lord (@deadmau5) April 20, 2018
But perhaps it was Tiesto who knew Avicii like no other; the passing of Bergling seems to have hit him among some of the hardest in the business, with Tiesto tweeting the following after his death:
Words can not describe how I feel right now..I am gonna miss you brother ❤️ pic.twitter.com/AjBgXi5gVR— Tiësto (@tiesto) April 20, 2018
On Sunday evening at EDC Vegas, Tiesto's set turned toward the loss of his friend with an over 10-minute tribute set to the late DJ.
The mini mix for Avicii set list was "Waiting For Love", "My Feelings For You", "Seek Bromance", "Levels", "Wake Me Up" live with Ale Blacc.
The family has announce that they will have a private funeral and even the news today of his funeral, more news was released that the family and the record label will release never-before-heard tracks from the late artist and new album will be released later this year.