Over the weekend, DJ Kygo dedicated the last song of his Coachella set to the person he called “a true musical genius.”
“Avicii was my biggest musical inspiration, and he was the reason I started making music,” Kygo told the crowd at the festival. “I don’t think I would be on this stage tonight if it wasn’t for him.”
Musicians like Madonna, Calvin Harris and Charlie Puth also shared messages of condolence on social media.
A town in Utrecht, Netherlands paid tribute to the Swedish artist by playing some of his most popular tunes over its bell tower
“We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time,” the Bergling family added. “Our wish is that it continues that way.”