The music world was shaken to the core today after learning Swedish DJ Avicii had been found dead in Muscat, Oman at the age of 28. In a statement, his publicist said the family was "devastated" by the news, adding that no further statements will be released with a request for "privacy in this difficult time."

Avicii had a huge impact on dance music, pushing EDM into the mainstream spotlight with a number of hugely successful singles like "Wake Me Up" and "Levels."

Artists who worked with him and those who appreciated from afar have taken to social media to mourn his passing, sharing tributes and reminiscing on how much he changed the world of dance music.