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TMZ: Avicii Fatally Cut Himself

Sources say star DJ used a broken bottle to kill himself

(Newser) - The family of Swedish DJ Avicii has suggested the 28-year-old committed suicide, and a new report from TMZ has troubling details on the method. The website cites multiple sources who say that Avicii used a shard of glass from a broken bottle to fatally cut himself. Avicii had been a... More »

Family Says Avicii 'Could Not Go On Any Longer'

Statement suggests 28-year-old DJ's death may have been suicide

(Newser) - In a second statement from the family of Avicii, the renowned DJ who died at 28 last Friday in Oman, comes this line: "He could not go on any longer." Variety's read is what you might be thinking: "It is unclear what the message means, although... More »

Authorities See No Foul Play in DJ's Death

Avicii, 28, was a pioneer in electronic dance music

(Newser) - The family of Avicii has arrived in Oman to claim the DJ's body amid a search for answers in his as yet unexplained death . On Sunday, authorities in the Gulf state revealed that foul play has been ruled out in the case. Avicii, born Tim Bergling, was found dead... More »

Dozens Hospitalized During Avicii Concert

Heat + lots of drugs, alcohol = not great

(Newser) - By the time an Avicii concert at Boston's TD Garden ended around 11pm last night, a staging area had been set up nearby to deal with all the concertgoers requiring medical attention—a total of more than 80, about 50 of whom were treated by paramedics at the scene... More »

Spotify's Most-Streamed Song Ever Is...

Avicii's 'Wake Me Up,' with 235M listens

(Newser) - If Spotify listens are a barometer for musical quality, then the best song of all time is, apparently, "Wake Me Up," by electronic dance music producer and DJ Avicii. The song has been streamed some 235 million times, the Huffington Post reports, making it the music service's... More »

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