America pays tribute to Avicii in special way!

ANI | Updated: Apr 22, 2018 19:15 IST

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): The America has found a unique way to pay tribute to their much-loved DJ Avicii.

Following the death of the artist, the sales of the Swedish DJ's song have increased by 6,000 percent across the country, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

According to the report, the DJ's catalogue sold around 25,000 downloads on Friday, instead of fewer than 1,000 on the previous, usual day.

Based on preliminary sales reports to Nielsen Music, Avicii's song sales increased by over 6,000 percent on April 20 versus the previous day, The Hollywood Reporter quoted the Billboards.

Also, the sales of his albums saw a hike of 12,000 percent on April 20, as compared to a negligible sale the previous day.

The superstar DJ-producer-artist was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20, according to an official statement.

The artist, known for songs such as 'Wake Me Up', 'Lonely Together', and 'Levels,' had retired from tours in 2016 due to health issues. (ANI)