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DJ Tiesto Is Not Dead

Dj Tiesto arrives at the 27th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Wednesday April 21, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Rumors have been circulating that DJ Tiësto died in a car accident, however they were proven false after his Twitter account confirmed that he was alive.

The Dutch Disc Jockey tweeted that he was alive and well. “It’s nice to read that people care about my life.Thank you for all the support.It’s good to be alive and to get so much love from You xx,” he wrote.


Online reports suggested that Tiësto lost control of a friends vehicle, while driving on Interstate 80 in California. The false rumors said he hit the center lane divider causing the vehicle to flip and roll several times, killing him instantly. It was also said that he was traveling 95 mph, 40 mph over the speed limit.

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Tiësto is known for his trance and electronic dance music. He has won such awards as IDMA Award Best Global DJ/Best Electronic Dance Album for his album Elements Of Life in 2007 and in 2005 won the 3 FM Award for Best Dance Artist.

He has had 4 top-selling electronic artist albums. In 2009 he came out with the album Kaleidoscope. It features collaborations with artists from around the world including,  Nelly Furtado, Calvin Harris, Jónsi Birgisson from Sigur Rós, and others.

The DJ is also on tour and has a performance scheduled in Poland on Sat. July, 10. He is set to come to the USA and will have two performances in New Jersey at Asbury Park Convention Hall on July 16 and 17.  

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