Jamie Roy dead: Scots DJ dies suddenly days after announcing 'biggest track of his life' as music world pays tribute | The Sun

TRIBUTES have flooded in for a tragic Scots DJ after his sudden death just days after he announced the release of the 'biggest track' of his life.

Jamie Roy's family told fans that he passed away yesterday in a touching social media post this morning.


The musician, from Dumfries, has a large following in Ibiza, where he lived for years playing his music.

He also has his remixes played on BBC Radio 1 for delighted fans over the years.

Jamie's death comes days after he announced the release of his "biggest track" Let Us Sing with one of "the biggest producers on earth".

He shared the exciting news earlier this month as he told followers he couldn't wait for them to hear it after putting it together during lockdown, tagging Sony Music and Ultra Records in the post.

In a devastating statement on his Facebook page, his family said they are "absolutely heartbroken".

They wrote: "Jamie passed away yesterday.

"Jamie was a much loved and talented son, brother, nephew and uncle and loved by his many friends and colleagues both within the music industry and beyond that.

"We are all absolutely heartbroken."

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Newcastle DJ Patrick Topping has lead tributes online as he posted "Gutted to hear of the passing of Jamie Roy, such a sound lad".

Grammy Nominated DJ duo CamelPhat also wrote: "RIP JAMIE ROY, One of the good guys in this crazy industry.

"Thoughts are with your family & friends. Will miss you."

While DJ and producer Ewan McVicar added: "just heard about jamie roy. one of the good ones.

"Unmatched positive energy always & no hidden agenda just a good guy so so sad.

"I am gutted rest in peace mate".

Friends and close ones have flocked to social media to pay their respects.

One person said: "So so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful, talented man he was. Sending love to all his family and friends".

Another added: "absolutely gutted to be reading this. Sending so much love to all the family.

"Such an amazing guy, so many memories of happy times growing up! Rest in peace Jamie".

Someone else wrote: "So sorry for your loss. Jamie was such a lovely genuine guy with time for everyone he met.

"Glad he got to live life to its fullest and experience some of his dreams although unfortunate that it was all just coming to fruition with his music.

"He will be sorely missed. Love to the Roy family and his friends".

A fourth posted: "Cant believe it one of the nicest guys in music you will ever meet.

"Sending so much love to all your family and friends. Rest in Power Jamie! Taken way to soon".

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While someone else aded: "Unbelievably sad news! 

"What a guy he was and will be sorely missed – one of the most infectious and likeable guys around. Thoughts are with his family". 

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