Swedish producer and songwriter, Avicii, has been found dead in his apartment at the young age of 28 years old.

There is no cause of death yet determined and in the statement released, it, "asks for everyone to respect the family's need for privacy during this difficult time because they are devastated."

His death comes just days before the Billboard Music Awards which he was nominated for top dance/electronic album for his EP "Avicii (01)"

Avicii had a rare DJ capability and helped to shape the Electronic Dance Movement with his hits including "Wake Me Up!" "The Days," and "You Make Me."

More information will be released on an as-needed basis.

94.3 The Point offers our condolences to the friends and family of Avicii.

For more information, read the original article at MSN.com.

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