Avicii’s songs are re-entering the music charts, following his untimely death

24 April 2018

Avicii tracks have re-entered the Official UK Singles Chart as fans revisit the DJ/producer's catalogue following the shocking news of his death on Friday.

In today's Official Chart Update, his former No.1 smash 'Wake Me Up' has entered at No.13, while his legendary breakthrough song 'Levels' surfaces at No.24. 'Hey Brother' also makes an appearance at No.32.

On Friday news broke that the Swedish superstar, real name Tim Bergling, had been found dead in Muscat, Oman. A statement from his publicist read "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii."

 

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"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."

Further reports have reported that there are no suspicious circumstances in his death, but a cause of death has yet to be released.

Avicii retired from touring in 2016. In past interviews, he opened up about battles with excessive drinking and had been suffering with pancreatitis.

The dance world has been in mourning ever since the announcement. David Guetta called him "a friend with such a beautiful heart", while Calvin Harris praised the "extremely talented" producer. 

Deadmau5 tweeted: "Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and I'm very proud of him."

- Mike Pell.

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