The beat maker was 28.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Manager Ash Pournouri (L) and DJ Avicii arrive at Clive Davis & The Recording Academy's 2013 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Antonio 'L.A.' Reid at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) / Avicii 2013 American Music Awards Favorite EDM Artist
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The man behind such hits as "Wake Me Up" and "Levels" was found dead in Muscat, Oman earlier today. Avicii had battled health problems in the past that lead to him undergoing surgery to remove his appendix a few years ago. No cause of death has been released at this time.

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