Swedish DJ Avicii dies at 28

Patrick Tadros

Swedish DJ Avicii dies at 28

His biggest hit was 'Le7els.'

Avicii, the electronic dance DJ who performed at concerts for fans around the world, died Friday. He was 28.

Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman.

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

No more details about the death were provided. Oman police and state media had no immediate report late Friday night on the artist's death.