Reports on Friday have indicated that Swedish Dj Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was just 28-years-old. His publicist, Diana Baron, confirmed the news, which comes only a few days after receiving a Billboard Music Award nomination for the "Top Dance/Electronic Album." As more musicians are learning of the unfortunate news, they are providing their thoughts and tributes to DJ Avicii.

DJ Avicii's cause of death

While there has yet to be an official report on what caused DJ Avicii's death, there is speculation it may have been related to acute pancreatitis he was suffering from.

It was mentioned by Sky News' report that "excessive drinking" led to the medical condition. Back in 2014, the Swedish DJ had to cancel several scheduled shows after having his gallbladder and appendix both removed that same year. In 2016 he stopped touring altogether but did not depart from the music scene.

Electronic Dance Music pioneer

Avicii is well known for hits such as "Wake Me Up" and "Le7els." He has also done collaborations with the likes of Madonna and Coldplay. Avicii's performances included large arenas where he would DJ on stage and move thousands of fans to his music.

His songs "Wake Me Up" and "I Could Be The One" each reached No. 1 on the United Kingdom's singles charts in 2013.

In addition, he wrote the 2014 Coldplay track called "A Sky Full of Stars" and collaborated with Madonna on her 2012 track, "Girls Gone Wild." Just last year, he released a collaborative track featuring singer Rita Ora. The song, titled "Lonely Together," reached as high as the No. 4 spot on the UK chart.

Over the course of his career, DJ Avicii also won several awards, including a Billboard Music Award and two MTV Music Awards.

He also had two Grammy nominations on his resume, and as mentioned, another BBMA nomination for his latest work.

Musicians react to Avicii's death

It's clear that DJ Avicii's creative work in the music industry was also recognized and praised by his fellow musicians. A number of artists offered their thoughts on the sad news as they learned of Avicii's death on Friday.

Singer Ellie Goulding tweeted that Avicii "inspired so many of us," adding that she wished she could have told him in person.

There were also tweets from fellow DJ Calvin Harris, pop singer Liam Payne from One Direction, singer Craig David, as well as producer and Chic star Nile Rodgers. Rodgers worked with Avicii and was a close friend, and indicated that he was "in tears" after learning his "little bro" had passed.