Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa are among those who have paid tribute to Swedish dance producer Avicii, who has died suddenly aged 28.

Posting on Twitter, UK singer Dua Lipa said, "Such sad news to hear about Avicii passing. Too young
and way too soon. My condolences go out to his family, friends and fans x."

DJ Harris tweeted: "Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x."

Rita Ora, who collaborated with Avicii on his final track, Lonely Together, said she is "devastated" and "heartbroken" having learned of his death.

Nile Rodgers has offered his love to "little bro" Avicii, who was helping to produce the upcoming Chic album.

Rodgers broke down in tears when hearing the news of Avicii's death, he revealed in a series of posts on social media.

He wrote: "Dear Tim your family have my most heartfelt condolences. You were my little bro. Love always. I'm crying on the airplane. I hope I don't make the passengers nervous."

Former One Direction singer Liam Payne tweeted his sadness at the news, saying, "Oh my god truly devastated for Avicii. Very very sad news way to young ... what a talent he was. rest in peace x."

American singer Charlie Puth credited Avicii to the "genius and music innovator".

"Wow, I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like," Puth tweeted. "@Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us. RIP to the very best."

Alexandra Burke said her "heart goes out to Avicii and his family" saying that while she never got to work with him, she "truly admired his talent."

Actress Ruby Rose said she "can't even begin to comprehend" the news of her friends passing, saying their memories "will always be so special to me."

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