Avicii's Family Announces Funeral Plans: Read Their Statement

posted by James Dinh - 

Avicii's family announced on Tuesday (May 22) that the late star's funeral will be a private ceremony.

"There have been many inquiries regarding the funeral arrangements for Tim Bergling, known by music fans as Avicii," his family said in a statement, as per Billboard. "The Bergling family has now confirmed that the funeral will be private, in the presence of the people who were closest to Tim. They kindly ask media to respect this. There is no additional information forthcoming."

Earlier this month, additional details surrounding the shocking death of the late star surfaced and it appeared that the Swedish DJ took his own life by self-inflicted cuts with a shard of glass. Sources close to TMZ revealed that a shard of glass from a bottle led to massive bleeding and his unfortunate passing. While one insider told the outlet that the point of injury was Avicii’s neck, another source argued that claim and revealed that the cut was located on his wrist.

Over the weekend, Tiësto showed just how important Avicii was to the electronic music scene by celebrating the legacy of the late superstar during his EDC Las Vegas set at kineticFIELD. During his tribute performance, the EDM titan showcased photos and footage of Avicii across the backdrops as he made his way throughout catalog highlights like "Waiting for Love," "My Feelings for You," "Seek Bromance," and "Levels" over the course of 12 minutes. It ended with a live performance of "Wake Me Up" featuring Aloe Blacc. "Tonight we celebrate his memory," Tiesto said atop his elaborate stage.

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