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rogifan

Celebrity Tributes to Prince

I've need collecting celebrity tributes to Prince. I have s pretty exhaustive list I'd like to share. If anyone comes across others feel free to add them to this thread. #PrinceForever💜

Justin Timberlake (https://www.instagram.com/justintimberlake/)
It was Raspberry Beret. I was 4 years old. Yes, 4. I remember that I instantly loved it. "Mommy, who is that singing?" Seems weird but it's true. More than a "once in a lifetime" artist... Just a ONCE IN FOREVER ARTIST. I'm still in shock as I write this and I feel this overwhelming grief. But, we should all turn away from that and HONOR this musician that changed all of our lives, our perspectives, our feeling, our whole being. From another planet? Probably. Royalty, for sure. Us worthy..? Laughable. They say don't meet your idols... That they let you down. But, some of my greatest, funniest (yes, he was hilarious), and most prolific encounters and conversations about music came from the moments that I spent with him. It would be silly to say that he has inspired our music... It's beyond that. He's somewhere within every song I've ever written. I am sad, but I will smile when I think of every second that I had the fortune of being in his company. We have lost our greatest living musician. But his music will never die. Prince, NOTHING COMPARES...

Elton John (https://twitter.com/eltonofficial)
"This is truly devastating news. The greatest performer I have ever seen. A true genius... Rest in peace you purple warrior." #Prince #RIP

Josh Groban (https://twitter.com/joshgroban)
Woke up to the atrocious news. Prince was a modern Mozart. Watched him play any song that came to mind for 4 hours straight once. Damn.

Bruno Mars (https://twitter.com/BrunoMars)
Prince you're one of my Heroes and no one can tell me otherwise, not even you. I'm so fortunate to have witnessed your greatness. Your music will live on forever and ever and will always have a special place in my heart. Thank You.

Lionel Richie (https://twitter.com/LionelRichie)
I can’t believe it, I’m in total shock. So many wonderful memories,
I will miss him. #Prince

CeeLo Green (https://www.instagram.com/ceelogreen/)
I want to be delicate to not disturb Our Prince's peace and eternal rest. I find myself being afraid now feeling alone in the world without him, for I believe that he was dealing directly with the Creator on our behalf. Ushering us a little closer towards salvation with each song. What I will miss most is that mediation with Our Master. His confidence in doing so is the evidence that his even greater talent was the ability to listen to the spirit and share shamelessly, unselfishly, and with so much style. He is now and forever immortalized as a noun, as I have often referred to him. Undoubtedly a person, a very special place, and absolutely EVERYTHING.

Robert Trujillo (https://twitter.com/RobertTrujillo)
Still shocked. One of the most talented artists ever. He made the world a funkier place. #RIPPrince

Paul McCartney (https://twitter.com/PaulMcCartney)
Saddened by Prince's death. Proud to have seen in the New Year with him. He seemed fine and played brilliantly funky music.
God bless this creative giant. Thanks Prince. Love X Paul

Goldie Hawn (https://twitter.com/goldiehawn)
My heart aches at the loss of Prince. He has joined his angels of which he was one. RIP.

Adam Lambert (https://twitter.com/adamlambert)
So sad about (https://twitter.com/prince ..... You will be so missed.

Ricky Gervais (https://twitter.com/rickygervais)
"Don't hate me because I'm fabulous" - Prince. RIP

Jesse Williams (https://twitter.com/iJesseWilliams)
Without question, the best live performer I've ever seen, with or without a guitar. #RIPPrince

Sophia Bush (https://twitter.com/SophiaBush)
Crushed to hear the news about Prince... What an artist. What an influence. Thank you for the love. And the funk

Rennae Stubbs (https://twitter.com/rennaestubbs)
I can't believe (https://twitter.com/prince one of the greatest performers, creative geniuses & singers of my generation is dead at 57! #PurpleRain genius! #RIP

Olivia Munn (https://twitter.com/oliviamunn)
I got to see (https://twitter.com/prince in concert this past summer and I was blown away by his talents and his generosity to his band mates, always making sure to give each one their individual moment to shine on stage. He defined the word ARTIST. My thoughts go out to his friends and family. Rest in love, #Prince.

Adrian Grenier (https://twitter.com/adriangrenier)
"If you know what I’m singing about up here, c’mon, raise your hand." #RIPPrince
I had the opportunity to see (https://twitter.com/Prince in concert in a small venue in Sunrise, FL & it was truly unbelievable. He was just so amazing!!! #sad

Jennifer Capriati (https://twitter.com/JenCapriati)
watching #purplerain in honor of prince. remember when this 2hot for me to watch as a kid. Thanks for all the great memeories #iwoulddie4you

Daniel Gillies (https://twitter.com/danieljgillies)
goodnight sweet prince

Alicia Keys (https://twitter.com/aliciakeys)
Prince was a gift and a genius. He showed us that we have no limits. His music left me forever changed. 💜

Trevor Moran (https://twitter.com/TrevorMoran)
#RIPPrince OMG sad we have lost another legend...prince, your music is eternal & will live on with us forever. see u in the spirit world

Eric Roberson (https://twitter.com/IAmEricRoberson)
Today was a tough day. I carried one of the emptiest feelings all day after hearing that Prince passed. How do you pay homage to someone who has consistently been the soundtrack to your life. I decided to wear all purple for tonight's show at (https://twitter.com/njpac. We shall continue to celebrate Prince and his music.

Annie Lennox (https://twitter.com/AnnieLennox)
Genius… Visionary.. Virtuoso…Legendary…Untouchable… Love Peace and gratitude…

#RingoStarr (https://twitter.com/ringostarrmusic)
God bless prince we will all miss him I still have my Purple whistle. I will blow it tonight peace and love

Estelle (https://twitter.com/EstelleDarling)
Rest in Peace to Ours (https://twitter.com/prince The legend. The legacy. The Classic. The Musician. The life. The instructor.....

Hozier (https://twitter.com/Hozier)
Words fail with a loss of this magnitude. Prince was a rare genius, & despite news reports will absolutely live forever. Thanks for the joy

Nickelback (https://twitter.com/Nickelback)
Prince was a pioneer, an icon and a trailblazer. We called him Prince, but he was really a King. #PrinceRIP

Elijah Wood (https://twitter.com/elijahwood)
Can’t even process this. There will never be another. Thank you for everything, Prince Rogers Nelson

Guillermo del Toro (https://twitter.com/RealGDT)
Nothing compares 2 U. Goodnight Sweet Prince.

Mark Ruffalo (https://twitter.com/MarkRuffalo)
We lost a visionary today. #RIPPrince

Matt LeBlanc (https://twitter.com/Matt_LeBlanc)
Purple Rain. R. I. P

Rose McGowan (https://twitter.com/rosemcgowan)
Oh my god. Prince. Oh my god.
Today the doves will be crying purple tears #Prince

Randy Jackson (https://twitter.com/YO_RANDYJACKSON)
Omg Prince the greatest, most fearless
Artist of our time. You changed the whole game! RIP

Pete Yorn (https://twitter.com/petyorn)
I remember being around 7 years old sitting on the floor in the family room one evening in jersey watching a show on tv called solid gold and they introduced a guy named prince and i was like "what the heck is this? I don’t know....but i Like it." So did everyone else. Thanks for the music. #prince #rocknroll #rip

Joe Bastianich (https://www.instagram.com/jbastianich/)
So so sad. Im not even sure what say #goodbyeprince #musicology

Marc Forgione (https://www.instagram.com/marcforgione/)
RIP. Thank you for your beautiful gifts. Tonight in his honor, we will be playing only #prince at all of my restaurants.

Amanda Freitag (https://www.instagram.com/chefamandaf/)
I'm in shock... Tragic loss of an incredibly talented artist. "Nothing compares to U.." #prince
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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rogifan

Padma Lakshmi (https://www.instagram.com/padmalakshmi/)
I just heard the tragic news that my favorite and the most influential artist of all time just died. I am so saddened and shocked. Devastated. I always thought I would see him again soon and often. I can't believe he has been taken from the world. I had the gift of seeing him not only live but playing for me at arms length. He was generous, funny and kind. He was one of a kind, and there is no one like him. Along with Michael Jackson he literally wrote the soundtrack to my adolescence. I love you so much my God of music, and I hope you are at peace in the heavens somewhere. My heart is broken today. I can't believe I will never see you again. #Prince you will always be my favorite musician and performer of all time. My condolences go out to his family and band.

Andrew Carmellini (https://www.instagram.com/andrewcarmellini/)
If you haven't seen the video of Prince jamming with 3rdeyegirl from Paisley Park that came out last year than you haven't seen him at his best. He just rips it and showed he still crushed #rip

Sunny Anderson (https://www.instagram.com/sunnyanderson/)
Met him, interviewed him, saw him perform, respected his artistry. I'm getting so old my idols are leaving. Tremendous sadness, but lined by a bit of joy having experienced his talent

Scott Conant (https://www.instagram.com/conantnyc/)
#ripprince #sadness

Andrew Zimmerman (https://www.instagram.com/chefaz/)
I saw him in every decade, and as a Minnesotan I can tell you that we were most proud of this man above all others. A legendary innovator and brilliant artist is gone. You can literally here the state in silence right now. I'm at a window on a normally busy street and it's hushed. RIP

Alex Guarnaschelli (https://www.instagram.com/guarnaschelli/)
Rest in peace Prince. I can't believe it. Words can't say how much inspiration I've always gotten from this great musician.

Graham Elliot (https://www.instagram.com/grahamelliot/)
"Speechless" #prince #RIP#RIPprince

Tyler Florence (https://www.instagram.com/tylerflorence/)
Pure, unfiltered Genius. R.I.P. Prince #Revolution

Sy Smith (https://twitter.com/Syberspace)
Prince was so much more than a phenomenal musician. He stood for everything that we have always fought for. And he did it w/ his music.
There will never EVER be anyone like him. And strangely, that kinda makes me happy. Thank you for it all, Prince. All of it.
We should all be grateful that we lived during the same time that this dude walked the earth. For real. #Prince
Goodnight world. Rest easy. Remember that a Prince walked among us. And as long as we make it so, his music will never leave us. #DigIfUWill

SHAQ (https://twitter.com/SHAQ)
R.I.P PRINCE, another icon gone to soon

Samuel L. Jackson (https://twitter.com/SamuelLJackson)
I'm Crushed!! UK news reporting Prince Is Dead?! For Real?! Massive Loss for us all! What a Genius! Speechless.

Shonda Rhimes (https://twitter.com/shondarhimes)
I can't. I just can not. #Prince

Spike Lee (https://www.instagram.com/officialspikelee/)
I Miss My Brother. Prince Was A Funny Cat. Great Sense Of Humor.

Lin-Manuel Miranda (https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel)
"Dearly beloved
We are gathered here today
2 get through this thing called Life..."
-Prince

Billy Idol (https://twitter.com/BillyIdol)
Oh my god I can’t believe that Prince has died…he was a great great talent…RIP

Rick Springfield (https://twitter.com/rickspringfield)
Beautiful is the fact that Prince's music is playing all over the world tonight!! Peace to his friends & family.

Katy Perry (https://twitter.com/katyperry)
And just like that...the world lost a lot of magic. Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much...

MC Hammer (https://twitter.com/MCHammer)
I loved this Man. Too soon. Can't comprehend it but it's unfortunately true. Heaven is yours. RIP #Prince #RIPPrince

Ellen DeGeneres (https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow)
Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.

Jody Watley (https://twitter.com/jodywatley)
I'm shaking total shock, rest in peace Prince your brilliance and music legacy will live on .. speechless
#Prince - inspired me to always follow my artistic vision no matter what..and as well to go indie in biz in 95

Lupe Fiasco (https://twitter.com/LupeFiasco)
In Minneapolis right now...and it's raining...Prince...😔

Gene Simmons (https://twitter.com/genesimmons)
PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans.

Joan Collins (https://twitter.com/Joancollinsdbe)
Shocked that (https://twitter.com/prince has died at only 57. Such a talent to have died so young #RIPPrince

Russell Crowe (https://twitter.com/russellcrowe)
Prince? Say it isn't so...

Latoya Jackson (https://www.instagram.com/officiallatoyajackson/)
What a sad day today! Terribly sorry to hear that #Prince has passed! What an incredible talent we've lost! Another one going to soon! #ripprince

Boy George (https://twitter.com/BoyGeorge)
Today is the worst day ever. Prince R.I.P I am crying!

India.Arie (https://twitter.com/indiaarie)
I cant stop crying. #prince TOO. SOON.

Diane Warren (https://twitter.com/Diane_Warren)
U wanna learn what a great song is? Go listen to every fucking song on Purple Rain. Then listen. To Nothing Compares 2 U. RIP Prince. Fuck.

Whoopi Goldberg (https://twitter.com/WhoopiGoldberg)
This is what it sounds like when doves cry.. Prince R.I.P.
Condolences to his family & 2 us all

Russell Simmons (https://twitter.com/UncleRUSH)
Rest in power, Prince.

Billy Ray Cyrus (https://twitter.com/billyraycyrus)
I'm stunned & so saddened to hear about the passing of Prince. He changed it all!!!! The true definition of talent!!

Jill Scott (https://twitter.com/missjillscott)
I just wanna wake up from this nightmare. 57? No. Oh my Lord. NO!!!!! Prince Rodgers Nelson was here and he showed OUT!!!!!
All night, won't stop, Sing so good it make ya heart quake Prince?! Dazzle you with brilliance Prince?! On every instrument magic Prince?!?
"Sometimes it snows in April. Sometimes I feel so bad. Sometimes I wish life was never ending. All good things, they say, never last" PRINCE

Missy Elliott (https://twitter.com/MissyElliott)
This is so heartbreaking 💔
I had this Prince pic drawn on my wall years ago because his music inspired so many R.I.P 😒

Chaka Khan (https://twitter.com/ChakaKhan)
I LOVED him, the world LOVED him. Now he's at peace with his Father. Rest in power, (https://twitter.com/prince, my brother.

Quincy Jones (https://twitter.com/QuincyDJones)
RIP to (https://twitter.com/prince…a true artist in every sense of the word. Gone way too soon.

Gloria Estefan (https://twitter.com/GloriaEstefan)
I'm so sad we've lost (https://twitter.com/prince the legend, the master, a musical juggernaut that knew no boundaries. He left indelible footprints in music. 😔 RIP

Eric Benet (https://twitter.com/ebenet)
I'm now living in a world where Maurice White, Michael Jackson and Prince no longer exist. I feel like I'm in the wrong dimension.
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Tim Cook (https://twitter.com/tim_cook)
Prince was a true innovator and a singular artist. His music and influence will live on for generations. Rest in peace

Naomi Campbell (https://twitter.com/NaomiCampbell)
Please say this is not true you were a genius I never missed a show. I love you #Prince Rogers Nelson 💔💔 R.I.P 💜💜💜

Laverne Cox (https://twitter.com/Lavernecox)
I am really not right over this. RIP #Prince this is devastating.

Jennifer Lopez (https://twitter.com/JLo)
Shocked and soooo sad!! #RIP PRINCE #music #legend#gonetoosoon

Chelsea Clinton (https://twitter.com/ChelseaClinton)
Thank you Prince. All my thoughts & prayers are with all your loved ones.

Lenny Kravitz (https://www.instagram.com/lennykravitz/)
My musical brother... My friend... The one who showed me the possibilities within myself, changed everything, and kept his integrity until the end, is gone. I am heartbroken.

The Jacksons (https://twitter.com/Jacksons)
Doves will cry tonight. We celebrate you brother and this thing called Life. Godspeed to the great Afterparty. #Prince

Madonna (https://www.instagram.com/madonna/)
He Changed The World!! A True Visionary. What a loss. I'm Devastated. This is Not A Love Song

Lulu (https://twitter.com/lulushouts)
Noooo another musical legend gone ... Prince RIP 😢

Shania Twain‏ (https://twitter.com/(https://twitter.com/ShaniaTwain)
Sad beyond words that Prince is gone. To me he was one of the greatest music heroes - a true genius. There will never be another Prince.

Carmen Electra
"I was so shocked and heart broken to hear about the loss of my mentor, Prince. The world has lost a truly incredible spirit and musical genius. What a blessing it is to be one of the chosen ones who had the chance to work so closely with him. He gave me my name, he believed in me, and he has inspired an entire generation. I will always love him…. “Sometimes it Snows in April."

Clive Davis
Prince was peerless as a musician, performer and songwriter. He was clearly one of the all-time greats, always mesmerizing, magical and cutting edge. He was one-of-a-kind in every respect. To know Prince personally was to know someone kind and gentle, phenomenally brilliant and intellectually curious, with every bone in his body loving music. The world of music has tragically lost one of its greatest defining members.

Donatella Versace (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/donatella-versace-remembers-prince-i-886703)
"I am crying. All my memories are coming back to me. He was one of my closest friends. I will always remember when he rented a club, only for him and me. We listened to his music and spoke about the young generation. The young people were so important to Prince. They have to follow the example he set, to believe in their heart, respect their own soul and never trade their own individuality. It is what made Prince outstanding and relevant forever. I will always love him."

Patti LaBelle
"I am deeply saddened by Prince's untimely passing. Not only was he a dear friend to me, but an inspiration. His talent, artistry and influence are unparalleled and there will never be another like Prince! The world has suffered a great loss! May he rest in everlasting peace."

Slash (https://twitter.com/(https://twitter.com/Slash)
So sad to hear of Prince's passing; one of the greatest musical talents of my lifetime. Maybe of the 20th century. RIP.

Nikki Sixx (https://twitter.com/NikkiSixx)
RIP PRINCE..ONE OF THE SADDEST DAY’S TO SAY THE LEAST. HE WAS THE TRUE DEFINITION OF A REAL ARTIST.

Duff McKagan (https://twitter.com/DuffMcKagan)
What do we do now? PRINCE. No. I hope you weren't in much pain…your music saved me time and again.

David Gilmour (https://twitter.com/GilmourOrgasm)
Today we lost Prince, one of the greatest musicians of all time. He was a legend and an icon. #RIPPrince

ICE T (https://twitter.com/FINALLEVEL)
Im sooooo very sad right now… PRINCE can't die.

Sharon Osbourne (https://twitter.com/MrsSOsbourne)
Seems like I’m in a dream. Prince dead at 57. There are no words to describe this loss.

U2 (https://twitter.com/U2)
I never met Mozart, I never met Duke Ellington or Charlie Parker
I never met Elvis
But I met Prince - Bono

Andy Cohen (https://twitter.com/Andy)
THIS CAN NOT BE POSSIBLE!!!!! NO NO NO NO NO

Roxane Gay (https://twitter.com/rgay)
I just need you to come over so we can stay in bed listening to Prince albums on my amazing speakers.

Nile Rodgers (https://twitter.com/nilerodgers)
#RIP our dearly beloved #Prince. Tears and love on our tour bus. (https://twitter.com/CHICorg(https://twitter.com/nilerodgers I’ll never forget my brother. We’ve had #good times

Fantasia Barrino (https://twitter.com/TasiasWord)
Nooooo… This is not good for me to hear today.. Omg!!! Prince Rest In Peace (He was Music) not good… Jesus.

Nick Jonas (https://twitter.com/nickjonas)
One of my biggest inspirations. A true icon. You will be missed. Sad sad news today… #RIPPrince

Kathy Griffin (https://twitter.com/kathygriffin)
He was doing a post EMMY secret show in a tiny club. Maybe 40 people. He pulled me up on stage to dance w HIM. It was A MOMENT #PRINCE

Sir Mix-A-Lot (https://twitter.com/therealmix)
I do not wanted to believe this. RIP (https://twitter.com/prince Thank you for your influence. G.O.A.T. You will be missed but your work will live forever.

Debra Messing (https://twitter.com/DebraMessing)
Just in shock…too too soon. #RIP

Al Yankovic (https://twitter.com/alyankovic)
Shocked and saddened to hear the news about Prince. The music world will miss his prolific genius.

Amy Schumer (https://twitter.com/amyschumer)
Deep tragedy. I’m so sorry for your loss Minneapolis. We will try and cheer you up for at least a little while tonight. #RIPPrince

Brian Wilson (https://twitter.com/BrianWilsonLive)
I’m shocked to hear that Prince passed at such a young age. Musically, he could do it all: sing, play, arrange and produce. Love & Mercy

Zooey Deschanel (https://twitter.com/ZooeyDeschanel)
Prince was a true gentleman, a king among men. He was as sharp and as talented as they come. I’m so glad I was lucky enough to work with him.

The Weeknd (https://twitter.com/theweeknd)
i can’t believe what’s happening right now. i just woke up but it feels like I’m dreaming. we live in a world where Prince passes away???

Rob Lowe (https://twitter.com/RobLowe)
The word genius is overused. Prince, however, was a super-genius. Prolific and visionary. And always a sweetheart. Soundtrack of my life.

Reese Witherspoon (https://twitter.com/RWitherspoon)
Today we lost a true artist. Thank you #Prince for all the music you put into this world. #RIP

Mick Jagger (https://twitter.com/MickJagger)
I am deeply shocked to hear of Prince’s passing. 1/4
Prince was a revolutionary artist, a great musician, composer, a wonderful lyricist, a startling guitar player… 2/4
…but most importantly, authentic in every way. 3/4
Prince’s talent was limitless. He was one of the most unique and talented artists of the last 30 years 4/4
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Celine Dion (https://twitter.com/celinedion)
Terribly saddened by the devastating news… He truly is a legend and a hero of mine. RIP #prince

Usher Raymond IV (https://twitter.com/Usher)
Just came back from Cuba & received horrible news. Such an iconic legend. Will forever cherish u & what u gave this earth sir. Love u Prince

Bette Midler (https://twitter.com/BetteMidler)
Good night, sweet Prince. He really was, too. Sweet, kind, unbelievably talented, a joy to watch and to hear. I can’t believe it.

Britney Spears (https://twitter.com/britneyspears)
Here’s to one of the strongest spirits the world has ever known We will miss you forever, Prince.

Lil Wayne WEEZY F (https://twitter.com/LilTunechi)
R.I.P. to the God Prince. Gone too soon but here forever. Sippin Purple Rain 4 the legend. There will never be another

Steven Tyler (https://twitter.com/IamStevenT)
LEGENDS NEVER DIE…WE MAY HAVE LOST HIS BODY, BUT WE’LL NEVER LOSE HIS MUSIC OR SOUL…REST IN PEACE TO MUSIC ROYALTY PRINCE

Jesse McCartney (https://twitter.com/JesseMcCartney)
I’m devastated. Music just lost the greatest musician to ever live. Who’s left? #Prince #RIP

Tyra Banks (https://twitter.com/tyrabanks)
.(https://twitter.com/prince U tapped me on my shoulder, I turned around, U shared something so touching. Healed a lot of my past pain. Thank you. #Prince RIP

Michael Keaton (https://twitter.com/MichaelKeaton)
no one, no one, no one like Prince. Incomparable.

Dwayne Johnson (https://twitter.com/TheRock)
Unbelievable just heard about PRINCE. Strength and light to his family/loved ones. One of my favs and a true pioneering artist. RIP brotha.

Roland Martin ‏(https://twitter.com/rolandsmartin)
If there ever was a day in my life when the music stopped, it is today with the death of (https://twitter.com/Prince. I am in total shock.

Robin Roberts ‏(https://twitter.com/RobinRoberts)
Incredibly sad...thinking of his family, friends and fans. Prince was musical royalty...may he RIP. 🙏🏻

Mike Watt (https://twitter.com/wattfrompedro)
good people, we lost GREAT BROTHER who did his do + helped us all be less scared to let our freak

Kate Pierson (https://twitter.com/THEKATEPIERSON)
We lost another musical genius! I saw #prince at the ritz in NYC on his first tour

Krist Novoselić‏ (https://twitter.com/KristNovoselic)
Prince — A giant talent that gave me many hours of musical pleasure. My favorites are Around the World in a Day, Parade and many more.

Courtney Love (https://twitter.com/Courtney)
Numb, full of pain for his royal badness has been snatched from us today . #ripprince

Cyndi Lauper‏ (https://twitter.com/cyndilauper)
💔about Prince, one of the greatest artists has left us today. I'll miss my friend, his advice&great humor.Thank you for your magical music

Stevie Nicks‏ (https://twitter.com/StevieNicks)
My friend is gone...This is what it sounds like, when doves cry. He was my dove...Stevie Nicks

Annie Lennox‏ (https://twitter.com/AnnieLennox)
Genius… Visionary.. Virtuoso…Legendary…Untouchable…Love Peace and gratitude

Donna Summer‏ (https://twitter.com/TheDonnaSummer)
Peace and Prayers #RIPPrince
~ Team Donna

Vicki Peterson‏ (https://twitter.com/VickiBangle)
This is devastating. Such a loss for this world...#PurpleRain

Susanna Hoffs‏ (https://twitter.com/SusannaHoffs)
peace and love

John Oates
I have always been a Prince fan. Over his all too brief career he firmly established himself among the legends of R&B and Pop. His live shows were always electrifying and powerful. He had it all, songwriting, performing, playing, singing, producing. He will be missed but his music will live on forever.

Debbie Gibson‏ (https://twitter.com/DebbieGibson)
Just heard the news about Prince. We are losing all our greats. So sad .... Met him several times. Sweet man. The epitome of talent

Julie Brown‏ (https://twitter.com/missjuliebrown)
So shocked about #Prince. His music was so joyful, sexual, crazy. Complete bummer

Cher‏ (https://twitter.com/cher)
I'm Sad Beyond Belief About
Prince.... This Has Been a
Frightening Time .... SO MANY
LOSSES ....SO MANY GREAT
PPL JUST GONE💔

Pharrell Williams‏ (https://twitter.com/Pharrell)
There will be many kings, queens, and princesses, but there will never be another Prince.

Tony Kanal‏ (https://twitter.com/Tonykanal)
Heartbroken 💔💔💔

Fergie‏ (https://twitter.com/Fergie)
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. #Prince #RIP

Meghan Trainor‏ (https://twitter.com/Meghan_Trainor)
💔 my heart is broken. A legend and one of the greatest musicians of all time is no longer with us. RIP Prince

Kelly Clarkson‏ (https://twitter.com/kelly_clarkson)
I can't believe the news about Prince. He was a true legend and had such an impact on the world. Wow. I'm just in shock

Ellie Goulding‏ (https://twitter.com/elliegoulding)
RIP Prince. There will never be anyone else like you.
Was so honoured that he presented me with Best female Brit two years back. I was speechless in his presence. What a legend

Hilary Duff‏ (https://twitter.com/HilaryDuff)
I can't believe #Prince has passed. This is horrible news. #ripprince so sad sad :(

Alanis Morissette‏ (https://twitter.com/Alanis)
😔 prince

Sherri Shepherd (https://www.instagram.com/sherrieshepherd/)
When Prince told me he loved me... A #memory I will cherish forever. He brought me onstage to dance with him and he whispered "don't let go"... It's a sad day but I will always remember the joy #RIP my dear sweet #Prince

Charles V Payne (https://twitter.com/cvpayne)
I grew up with a lot of music artist but I really GREW up with Prince's music
Thanks and RIP

Travis Tritt (https://twitter.com/Travistritt)
My condolences to all the family and friends of the artist known as Prince. One of the greatest talents ever! #RIPPrince

Mario Lopez (https://twitter.com/MarioLopezExtra)
Saw Prince in concert more than any other artist. Soundtrack to my generation. 'When Doves Cry' was on every mixtape I ever made.. #Icon

Keb' Mo' (https://twitter.com/kebmomusic)
IMHO the greatest artist of all time. Thank you for an extraordinary life of music. #Prince

Star Jones (https://twitter.com/StarJonesEsq)
I have never loved watching an artist perform like I loved #Prince. #MichaelJackson was my first #love. #Prince was my first #passion

Jerome Bettis (https://twitter.com/JeromeBettis36)
The Man, The Musician, The Legend, The Icon Thanks you for Playing the SoundTrack to or Lives. RIP Prince!!!
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Skip Bayless (https://twitter.com/RealSkipBayless)
RIP Prince. Rare, rare artist, gone. Single greatest concert I ever attended. Doves, crying.

Danny Glover ‏(https://twitter.com/mrdannyglover)
Prince, what a great musician and human being. Rest in Peace brother!!!

Al Roker (https://twitter.com/alroker)
A man/musician who defied categorization. #Prince Genius. So privileged to have met him/seen him perform.

Ciara‏ (https://twitter.com/ciara)
Truly A Sad and Unforgettable Day. Thank You For All That You've Done To Pave The Way For Us…

Eve‏ (https://twitter.com/TheRealEve)
Another one of our #LEGENDS gone 2 soon #RIPPrince

Kelly Rowland (https://twitter.com/KELLYROWLAND)
Thank you God for letting us experience the GREATNESS that is
Prince! What a blessing!
#RipPrince

Mary J Blige (https://www.instagram.com/therealmaryjblige/) Wow!!! I can't even believe this!!! 💔💔 I will never forget this day that you came on the iheart stage and blessed with this performance and I will never forget your many inspiring and helpful conservations. I love you. You will be sorely missed. 😔😔 #RIPPRINCE

Ludacris‏ (https://twitter.com/Ludacris)
At a complete loss for words. Just heartbroken. Wow

Lil’ Kim (https://www.instagram.com/lilkimthequeenbee) I Love this Man so much!!! I will never ever forget those words he said to me. I am truly heart broken. I have been a fan since I was a little girl and he will always be one of my favorite artists of all time. A true talent, he will be greatly missed 🙏🏾 #RIPPrince

Busta Rhymes‏ (https://twitter.com/BustaRhymes)
There's no words to describe this pain. 1st (https://twitter.com/djrastaroot now #PRINCE???? What the fuck is really going on!!! This is is crazy. #RIPPRINCE We will always love u!!!

Trey Songz‏ (https://twitter.com/TreySongz)
Thank U for sharing your gift, & allowing us all to be witnesses. May your soul be free and your body at rest. Love

Ashanti‏ (https://twitter.com/ashanti)
Wow... Rest in peace to the Iconic, Legendary #Prince. He has done so much for us musically, pushing boundaries like no one else...One of the greatest..Ever. #MusicalGenius #RipPrince 💜💜💜

Kenny G (https://twitter.com/officialkennyg)
So sad to hear of the passing of Prince at such a young age… Such an original, one of a kind artist who will be missed by all.

Brandy (https://twitter.com/4everBrandy)
Gone but never forgotten. . . Rest In Peace. .

Jennifer Hudson‏ (https://twitter.com/IAMJHUD)
I'm heartbroken and speechless

Paul Oakenfold (https://twitter.com/pauloakenfold)
So saddened to hear of Prince's passing today. Loved his music, R.I.P. to a legend

Dave Mustaine (https://twitter.com/DaveMustaine)
Very sad to hear about the passing of a true great, #Prince. Your musical genius will live on. Rest In Peace.

Nasir Jones‏ (https://twitter.com/Nas)
Prince. When Doves Cry. One of the greatest song writers to ever step in a studio.. And use his imagination and soul... To make those records!!!!! U lit up the World Great Man. Peace

Toni Braxton‏ (https://twitter.com/tonibraxton)
Throughout the years, and all of my crises, Prince was always there for me. During my bankruptcy he asked me to go on the road with him. When I made the decision to retire he called me and told me that I had a gift and that I could not stop now. He was like my big brother, always looking out for me. No other artist has meant as much to me as he did. He was always there for me giving me his support. I will miss him so much. He was as special of a friend as he was a brilliant talent. My condolences to his family. Good night, sweet Prince.

Ice Cube‏ (https://twitter.com/icecube)
Has anybody seen my childhood? RIP Prince and Vanity. #gonetoosoon

ErykahBadoula‏ (https://twitter.com/fatbellybella)
He's in my cells

Jill Scott (https://twitter.com/missjillscott)
Never another as beautiful or talented or passionate or wonderful or powerful or multidimensional #thankyouw/allmy❤

Margaret Avery‏ (https://twitter.com/MARGARETAVERY85)
May your spirit, friends and family find ultimate peace. Thank you for all you have. #Prince #RIP

Oprah Winfrey‏ (https://twitter.com/Oprah)
Prince the doves really are crying now. Listening to your music. Remembering you. #RIPPrince

Christina Milian‏ (https://twitter.com/ChristinaMilian)
Deeply saddened by the loss of a good friend, mentor & Icon. May he rest in peace & his legacy live on 4ever. Prayers to his Fam #RIPPrince

Lady Gaga‏ (https://twitter.com/ladygaga)
Gonna miss u man, thank u 4 all u gave to music 🙏🏽 and the world

Bruno Mars‏ (https://twitter.com/BrunoMars)
Prince you're one of my Heroes and no one can tell me otherwise, not even you. I'm so fortunate to have witnessed your greatness. Your music will live on forever and ever and will always have a special place in my heart. Thank You.

Pink‏ (https://twitter.com/Pink)
The world has lost a lot of sparkle this year :(

Lindsay Lohan‏ (https://twitter.com/lindsaylohan)
Thank you #Prince for all of your inspiration and sharing your incredible talents with the world. You will be incredibly missed. #RIP

Richie Sambora (https://twitter.com/TheRealSambora)
I love Prince.... He's still alive as much as I'm concerned . We'll just miss him..

Bon Jovi‏ (https://twitter.com/BonJovi)
I'm crushed by the news that one of the greatest inspirations in music EVER has passed. I was lucky enough to have met him many times and to call him a friend...
PRAYERS to his family and to all who loved his genius... JBJ

Chris Daughtry‏ (https://twitter.com/CHRIS_Daughtry)
WHAT!!???? PRINCE!!!????? IS THIS A DREAM!????? NOOOOO! We just lost a true artistic PIONEER. Heart broken

Wyclef Jean‏ (https://twitter.com/wyclef)
R. I. P to the King Prince thank u for inspiring me to be a Musician First and using this tool to heal people

Paula Abdul‏ (https://twitter.com/PaulaAbdul)
I'm profoundly grateful to Prince for writing “U.” His work has imprinted our hearts forever-he'll be sorely missed.
Working w/ Prince-he was/is the consummate musical genius. He fused genres &epitomized the gold standard performance artists aspire to give
This outpouring of heartfelt love for Prince - his music, his fashion, his GENIUS - just keeps moving me to tears.

Matt Sorum (https://twitter.com/mattsorum)
#Rip to the incredibly gifted musician Prince , I will cherish the memories watching you perform…

Tom Morello‏ (https://twitter.com/tmorello)
One of the greatest, most gifted and unique musicians, performers and producers ever. #RIPPrince

Zakk Wylde‏ (https://twitter.com/ZakkWyldeBLS)
PRINCE - 1958 - 2O16 - Such an Amazing,Undeniable Talent - GOD BLESS - tBLSt SDMF

Stevie Van Zandt‏ (https://twitter.com/StevieVanZandt)
Oh no. Not Prince. What a magnificent lifeforce. Our world is forever diminished. Not that it matters, but the fucking flu?!? Impossible.

Bryan Adams‏ (https://twitter.com/bryanadams)
Goodbye Prince, thanks for the amazing music.

Dave Navarro‏ (https://twitter.com/DaveNavarro)
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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rogifan

Jessica Alba‏ (https://twitter.com/jessicaalba)
#Pioneer #visionary #icon #legend #creativegenius #RIPPrince #RestInPower #Prince 👑

50cent‏ (https://twitter.com/50cent)
R.I.P. PRINCE :Pop life, what's the matter with your clothes, pop life, did you put it all in your nose.

Rob Thomas‏ (https://twitter.com/ThisIsRobThomas)
literally the greatest musician i have ever seen in my life. his show was like church and school rolled into one.

Kristin Davis‏ (https://twitter.com/KristinDavis)
Nothing touches our lives quite like music. Part of my youth is gone.Thank you #Prince Words don't do justice to u

Eva Longoria Baston‏ (https://twitter.com/EvaLongoria)
My heart is broken. My entire adolescence was filled w his music. He'll be missed but his( music will live forever🙏🏻

Kim Cattrall‏ (https://twitter.com/KimCattrall)
"Good night,sweet Prince;
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest" RIP

Shannen Doherty‏ (https://twitter.com/DohertyShannen)
#Prince nothing compares to you

Jennifer Grey‏ (https://twitter.com/JenniferGrey)
RIP to the man who taught us how to kiss #prince #likenother

Susan Sarandon‏ (https://twitter.com/SusanSarandon)
"A strong spirit transcends rules.” Prince, you will be missed

Barbra Streisand‏ (https://twitter.com/BarbraStreisand_
So sad to hear of his passing. #Prince

Julia Louis-Dreyfus‏ (https://twitter.com/OfficialJLD)
Death, you're a stupid idiot. #PrinceRIP

Jamie Lee Curtis‏ (https://twitter.com/jamieleecurtis)
Pink moon. High Five Day. Purple rain. Life on life's terms.

Vera Wang ‏(https://twitter.com/VeraWangGang)
A genius has been lost, but will never be forgotten. RIP #Prince

Lou Diamond Phillips (https://twitter.com/LouDPhillips)
2016 has become The Passing of Giants. So saddened by the loss of Prince. He brought so much joy to my youth. RIP #Genius

Kevin Bacon‏ (https://twitter.com/kevinbacon)
Lots of guitars gently weeping today #Prince #RIP

Sherri Shepherd‏ (https://twitter.com/SherriEShepherd)
You were an inspiration. You were an icon. You allowed me to tell you that you were my "love bizarre"... Thank you Prince for the memories. It was an honor knowing you #RIP

Kevin Hart‏ (https://twitter.com/KevinHart4real)
Still mind blown about Prince passing away today. I swear life is to short.... #RIPPrince #Legend

Tyler Perry‏ (https://twitter.com/tylerperry)
Doves are crying today

Steve Harvey‏ (https://twitter.com/IAmSteveHarvey)
My heart is broken. Prince man. One of the greatest. This one hurts like MJ.

Sheryl Swoopes‏ (https://twitter.com/sswoopes22)
My heart aches at the passing of the great Prince! Such an icon! You will forever be remembered.
#RIP #PurpleRain

Carnie Wilson‏ (https://twitter.com/CarnieWilson)
I'm in such shock about Prince. I just can't believe it. What? Another tragic loss!God help us all. God help his loved 1's &millions of fans
Song for the night: "Pop Life" by Prince -RIP. Ugh. I just can't believe it. :(

Mike Epps‏ (https://twitter.com/TheRealMikeEpps)
RIP to one of the best to ever do it. You will be missed! 💯 salute. #prince

Rosie O’Donnell‏ (https://twitter.com/Rosie)
dearly beloved- we r gathered here together to get through this thing called life -

Don Cheadle‏ (https://twitter.com/DonCheadle)
R.I.P. Prince ... One of Miles Davis' last collaborators. You will be woefully missed

Maxwell‏ (https://twitter.com/_MAXWELL)
" he is and will always be the most influential force of sound and music in my life say hello to the greats who await with applause and 🎶.."

Big Sean‏ (https://twitter.com/BigSean)
Rest In Paradise Prince and thank you for blessing us all with your work n presence

Questlove Gomez‏ (https://twitter.com/questlove)
Long Live The King.

Cedrick the Entertainer (https://www.instagram.com/cedtheentertainer) #HurtPiece right here... Rest in Peace Prince. This dude was Legend in every way. I've had the pleasure to hang with him and watch him perform on many occasions. He is gone too soon. Much Love ! His music and spirit will live on.. God bless all who feeling this

Debbie Allen‏ (https://twitter.com/msdebbieallen)
Until the end of time
I'll be there for you
You own my heart and mind
I truly adore you... #prince

Charlie Murphy‏ (https://twitter.com/charliemurphy)
#RIP Prince. Your music was the soundtrack to a special time in my life.

Blair Underwood‏ (https://twitter.com/BlairUnderwood)
Irreplaceable, legendary, iconic Very sad day! RIP PRINCE

Jackée Harry‏ (https://twitter.com/JackeeHarry)
I'm in complete shock. More than doves are crying today. Rest in power, Prince.

Billy Crystal‏ (https://twitter.com/BillyCrystal)
Can't believe Prince is gone.
What a terrible year. So many, so young

Kirstie Alley‏ (https://twitter.com/kirstiealley)
Can't breath..RIP Prince...Farewell Sexy Mother Fucker
Broken heart .. So many millions of broken hearts...seems impossible 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Josh Gad‏ (https://twitter.com/joshgad)
Words cannot describe the gigantic crater left in the wake of the death of #Prince. This one truly hurts. RIP. The doves are crying

Allison Janney‏ (https://twitter.com/AllisonBJanney)
Purple Tears. His music made me feel so alive. RIP

Christina Applegate (https://twitter.com/1capplegate)
I was hoping it wasn't true. Until it was breaking news on tv. Gutted beyond words. Soundtrack to all our lives!

Rita Wilson‏ (https://twitter.com/RitaWilson)
.(https://twitter.com/prince Your music and gifts will live on forever. Thank you for all you gave us. God bless your soul.

Idris Elba‏ (https://twitter.com/idriselba)
Rest in peace brother

Regina King‏ (https://twitter.com/ReginaKing)
Just still can't believe it. His music was pretty much the soundtrack to my life. I still remember when I 1st heard Soft&Wet

Bob Saget‏ (https://twitter.com/bobsaget)
You say you want a leader
But you can't seem to make up your mind
I think you better close it
And let me guide you to the purple rain

Demi Lovato‏ (https://twitter.com/ddlovato)
Omg..... RIP Prince.... 😨😔😢
This fucking sucks... Prince on repeat all day. Just like I did with Michael and Whitney 😔

Joe Jonas (https://twitter.com/joejonas)
#RIPPrince you will be missed. Thank you for your gift of music you have shared with us all.
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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rogifan

Ariana Grande‏ (https://twitter.com/ArianaGrande)
an artist who showed true creative freedom and challenged all barriers. rip, beautiful

Harry Styles.‏ (https://twitter.com/Harry_Styles)
Rest In Peace Prince.

DeWayne Wade‏ (https://twitter.com/DwyaneWade)
He will forever live on.. #RipPrince

Tiger Woods‏ (https://twitter.com/TigerWoods)
I was lucky to have met and witnessed the most talented entertainer in history. Rest in peace my brotha

Earvin Magic Johnson‏ (https://twitter.com/MagicJohnson)
I am so devastated by the passing of my good friend Prince
He was a true legend and a musical genius! Prince could play every instrument with style and grace
When you went to a Prince concert, he had you partying until you couldn't party any more
RIP Prince, you will truly be missed!

NE-YO‏ (https://twitter.com/NeYoCompound)
Not Prince 😪

Akon (https://twitter.com/Akon)
#RIPPrince another legend taken from us far too soon

Mark Knopfler (https://twitter.com/MarkKnopfler)
I was sad to hear of Prince’s passing.He was a multi-talented writer, singer, instrumentalist and producer who gave huge pleasure to so many

‏Natalie Gulbis (https://twitter.com/natalie_gulbis)
Had the honor of watching this incredible artist perform! #purplerain#rip#prince

Donna Mills ‏(https://twitter.com/TheDonnaMills)
We have lost a great artist, person and icon. Truly one of my favorite musicians of all time. Rest in peace Prince

The Who ‏(https://twitter.com/TheWho)
Goodbye sweet Prince. Pure, certified genius at the highest level. Too soon. ~ Pete Townshend

Bobby Bones ‏(https://twitter.com/mrBobbyBones)
The thing about genius'..... they are crazy. and awesome. and often gone before we can fully respect what genius they have given us. #Prince

Jon Lovitz ‏(https://twitter.com/realjonlovitz)
Saw Prince perform at SNL 40 after party. What a genius talent. Very sad. Too young.
#RIP Prince

Barry Manilow ‏(https://twitter.com/barrymanilow)
Please - Not Prince! He was the most inventive, daring, and original talent we've ever had. What a loss.

Stephen King ‏(https://twitter.com/StephenKing)
Prince was a musical genius, straight up. His loss is huge.

Jermaine Jackson‏(https://twitter.com/jermjackson5)
Stunned by Prince's passing. He was an incomparable, all-round musician with incredible talent. One of a kind.

SF Mayor Ed Lee ‏(https://twitter.com/mayoredlee)
A legendary & prolific artist has passed. In his honor, we will shower City Hall in #PurpleRain tonight...Rest in Peace, (https://twitter.com/Prince!

Toni Braxton ‏(https://twitter.com/tonibraxton)
I will miss him so much. He was as special of a friend as he was a brilliant talent. My condolences to his family. Good night, sweet Prince.

Sean Lennon (https://twitter.com/seanonolennon)
I'm just really shocked. Prince seemed so fit and healthy. It's hard to process. He was a super nova of talent.

Charlie Daniels (https://twitter.com/CharlieDaniels)
A farewell to Prince. I never got to know him but he had a river of talent. Rest in peace.

Annika Sorenstam (https://twitter.com/ANNIKA59)
Sad to hear the passing of #prince never saw him in concert, but liked his songs. What an artist, genius and influencer in the music world

Paul Allen ‏(https://twitter.com/PaulGAllen)
Sad 2 hear about #Prince. Amazing songwriter, guitarist & performer. Met him once, gave V-sign & said “Peace” as he left…Peace out, Prince.

Kate Pierson (https://twitter.com/THEKATEPIERSON)
We lost another musical genius! I saw #prince at the ritz in NYC on his first tour

Deepak Chopra (https://twitter.com/DeepakChopra)
Just landed in LA and heard about the death of #Prince.My kids grew up with his music.Our family mourns the loss of this genius of our times

Sheryl Crow (https://twitter.com/SherylCrow)
Ugh. My heart is sick that #Prince is gone. Huge hole left where he and his talent resided. Thank you for inspiring us all, Prince. RIP

Steve Austin (https://twitter.com/steveaustinBSR)
Sad to hear Prince has passed away. His iconic music, genius, and talent captivated the world. Part of the soundtrack of my life. #Legend

Enrique Iglesias ‏(https://twitter.com/enriqueiglesias)
You will always be loved and never forgotten #RIP #Prince

Scorpions (https://twitter.com/scorpions)
Another sad sad Day for the World of Music .... you left us way too early ... RIP Genius Prince

Bryan White (https://www.facebook.com/BryanWhiteFans/?fref=nf)
Can't believe he's gone had a massive impact on me. He was the whole package. Writer, musician, producer, and consummate performer. And a global icon. I was fortunate enough to see him perform many times. Incredibly inspiring to watch. He will for sure be missed. Gone too soon

Matthew Williamson (https://twitter.com/MWWorld)
Such sad news but I'll never forget (https://twitter.com/prince opening my SS08 show. He was a true genius and a gentleman. http://vimeo.com/92125109 #Prince

Duane Eddy (https://twitter.com/DuaneEddy)
I lost a favorite guitar player today. Much too soon for him, so tragic for us. He was a lovely soul. RIP, Prince.

Dana Loesch (https://twitter.com/DLoesch)
Prince was one of the best artists I’ve ever seen live. Phenomenal guitarist, performer, song writer. He launched so many others, too.

Lou Diamond Phillips (https://twitter.com/LouDPhillips)
2016 has become The Passing of Giants. So saddened by the loss of Prince. He brought so much joy to my youth. RIP #Genius

Tim Allen (https://twitter.com/ofctimallen)
Moment of silence for the tremendous talent lost today. Prince

Michael Kors (https://twitter.com/MichaelKors)
Brilliant, creative, one of a kind, a true icon. RIP Prince

Krist Novoselic (https://twitter.com/KristNovoselic)
Prince — A giant talent that gave me many hours of musical pleasure. My favorites are Around the World in a Day, Parade and many more.

James Woods (https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods)
Oh, man. Not Prince. One of the greatest artists ever. His solo of While My Guitar Gently Weeps is like a religious experience. RIP

Dave Stewart (https://www.facebook.com/davestewart/?fref=photo)
BREAKING NEWS !!!
Prince is dead at 57, I can't believe it He was a true master songwriter of pop/funk/soul/dance/everystyle and what an incredible guitar player ! everything he touched sparkled with brilliance anything and everything . #indisbelief #princegenius #sosad

Keith Richards (https://twitter.com/officialKeef)
Keith on Prince: "A unique talent. A true original. So sad, so sudden and, I will add, a great guitar player. We are all going to miss him."

Phil Collen
PRINCE will be massively missed as he redefined what the word inspiration actually meant. PRINCE was a peer, a total inspiration to me along with sharing radio airwaves and arenas with Def Leppard all around the world. –

Dave Davies (https://twitter.com/davedavieskinks)
RIP PRINCE - one of a kind-an innovator...ultimate modern r&b w/rock sensibilty, delightful camp persona w/delicious sexual ambiguity - Dave
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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rogifan

Little Big Town (https://twitter.com/littlebigtown)
Prince. An American original. Thank you for the music and the memories. May you rest in peace. #PrinceRIP

Chuck Knoblauch (https://twitter.com/chuckknoblauch)
RIP Prince!! Days and nights at Glam Slam. 1st Avenue. All you Minneapolis peeps have to be in mourning. Very sad day for me and millions.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers (https://twitter.com/chillipipers)
So sad to hear about the passing of an incredible musician and performer. He was one of the greats. RIP Prince

Misty May Treanor (https://twitter.com/MistyMayTreanor)
Grew up listening to Prince....sad to hear of his passing. So fortunate to see him at Super Bowl, what a great show and performer.#RIPPrince

INXS (https://twitter.com/INXS)
RIP Prince.Every single member of INXS are huge fans and have been inspired by your music for decades.Peace and Love

Cris Carter (https://twitter.com/criscarter80)
RIP Prince, you can't be duplicated. #PurpleRain

LL Cool J‏(https://twitter.com/llcoolj)
Rest in peace Prince. Forever with us. Sending love to your family, friends and fans.

Sharon Stone (https://twitter.com/sharonstone)
God speed. Rest in peace, Prince. 💔

Robert Townsend (https://twitter.com/Robert_Townsend)
Rip #Prince The world has lost a rare Star. My heart hurts, I feel blessed to have met the man many times but his music will live on 4ever!

Kiefer Sutherland (https://twitter.com/RealKiefer)
If you have any doubt about how much we lost today, check this out. Prince, rest in peace.

Ashanti (https://twitter.com/ashanti) Wow... Rest in peace to the Iconic, Legendary #Prince. He has done so much for us musically, pushing boundaries like no one else...One of the greatest..Ever. #MusicalGenius #RipPrince 💜💜💜

Haley Joel Osment (https://twitter.com/HaleyJoelOsment)
"I was dreaming when I wrote this " maybe the supremely perfect opening line - damn #RIP #prince

Imagine Dragons (https://twitter.com/Imaginedragons)
RIP Prince. one of the absolute greatest. such an enormous loss for the world.

Ice Cube (https://twitter.com/icecube)
Has anybody seen my childhood? RIP Prince and Vanity. #gonetoosoon

Lianne la Havas (https://twitter.com/liannelahavas)
Rest in peace, my dear friend Prince. I and many others were so lucky to have known you. May your remarkable legacy live on forever xxx

Rachel Zoe ‏(https://twitter.com/RachelZoe)
There will never be another Prince..rest in peace 💜 #trueicon #legend #tootalentedforwords #purplerain

Dave Koz (https://www.instagram.com/davidstephenkoz) Uncompromising. Unparalleled. Unforgettable.
RIP #Prince, and Thank You for the oceans of creativity you gave to us in your short life. The world mourns one of the all-time greats today. #forevermissed

Fergie (https://twitter.com/Fergie)
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. #Prince #RIP

John Fogerty (https://twitter.com/John_Fogerty)
Honored that Prince chose to perform 'Proud Mary' at the Superbowl halftime show in 2007. You were truly one of a kind. Rest in Peace.

Kristen Chenoweth (https://twitter.com/KChenoweth)
I'm so sad as is the world. We loved you Prince. RIP dear One

Kim Kardashian (https://www.instagram.com/kimkardashian) I will always remember this moment with one of my favorite artists! I was so star struck I froze! RIP Prince

Chris Brown (https://www.instagram.com/chrisbrownofficial) I painted this at the Grammy MUSEUM LAST YEAR GLORIFYING THE GREATS!!!! MJ, JAMES BROWN, AND PRINCE! I AM THANKFUL FOR EVERYTHING THIS MAN HAS GIVEN US AND HE WILL LIVE FOREVER IN MY HEART!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🏼

Angela Bassett (https://twitter.com/ImAngelaBassett)
I am absolutely DEVASTATED, but oh how I appreciated your gifts & enjoyed the times we shared together! God's Holding You now!

Belinda Carlisle (https://twitter.com/belindaofficial)
i'm absolutely heartbroken that Prince is gone. COMPLETELY devastated...i can't process this...

Anita Baker (https://twitter.com/IAMANITABAKER)
He saw transition of music biz Long B4 it happened, taught as many as possible how 2 survive, thrive! Asked 4 Nothing N return #Prince — Anita Baker

Zac Brown Band (https://twitter.com/zacbrownband)
Already a bad year for losing musical legends. Gigantic kick to crotch to lose Prince so young. So sad.
— Zac Brown Band

Simon LeBon (https://twitter.com/SimonJCLeBON)
Sad news today – Prince is gone. Music has lost a great presence. A world less funky. I don't want to believe it. — Simon Le Bon

Bret Michaels (https://twitter.com/bretmichaels)
My deepest condolences go out to family/friends of #Prince#RIPPrince. He was such a great and fiercely independent… https://t.co/GyskChLUko — Bret Michaels

Rikki Rockett (https://twitter.com/RikkiRockett)
Prince, one of the true genius artists of our day is dead and I am devastated! — Rikki Rockett

James Franco (https://twitter.com/JamesFrancoTV)
I wish I could have expressed my love for him before he left.

Al Roker (https://twitter.com/alroker)
A man/musician who defied categorization. #Prince Genius. So privileged to have met him/seen him perform. — Al Roker

Cindy Crawford (https://twitter.com/CindyCrawford)
Finding a little bit of (https://twitter.com/Prince everywhere. #PurpleReign — Cindy Crawford

Klay Thompson (https://twitter.com/KlayThompson)
Raspberry Beret on repeat all day. RIP to the Legend Prince!! — klay thompson

Kim Fields (https://twitter.com/KimVFields)
I am stunned and deeply saddened by the news about #Prince... Another genius gone. #heavyheart
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Reply #8 posted 07/01/16 11:32pm

rogifan

Candy Dulfer (https://www.facebook.com/candydulferofficial/)
Dear all,
yesterday was a surreal day.
Like all of you I was just not ready to say goodbye to this guy.
His music was the soundtrack to my life and by inviting me into his he shaped a big part of the path I have gone on since.
He believed in me before I believed in myself and for that I'm forever grateful!!
I feel so lucky to have been around him and his creative force and all these amazing people he surrounded himself with, I wish for everyone to enjoy his music for eternity, there is so much, he left us enough for centuries!
Much love to all!!
P.s. I have chosen to not be a part of any tv, -radioprograms and current tributes.
It just doesn't feel right and I like to honour him just by playing my a** off. That's what he taught me, and it's what I think he would have wanted...

9 days ago, one of the most brilliant composers that ever lived passed away. 
Prince is and will always be my musical hero.
It would have been enough to just enjoy his music as a fan, but by some bizarre stroke of luck I got to spend years with him on the road and in the studio.
Since he died, so many people have sent me messages to comfort me and express their pain and I would just like to thank everybody so much!
I thought I had an idea of how loved he was, but I think I still underestimated it!
He will never be forgotten, and of course I have a lot of stories to tell, some hilarious, some incredible, some plain human, and ofcourse I would like to share them, and who knows I might do that here and there, because just like all of you I was and remain intrigued by this guy and I do understand about the need to see the human side of him.
I just felt I would like to tell them on my own terms and not because some newspaper needs copy or some tv program needs their ratings to stay up.
I bit my tongue real hard, which is nothing like me.
My friends will tell you I'm the worst secret keeper in human history.
But I'm glad I did. And anyway, his music should be enough for us to talk about. 
Forget about all those conspiracy theories and sensational stories.
Leave it and play your favourite Prince song.
That's all that matters. Love you all
❤️❤️❤️❤️

Andy Allo (https://www.facebook.com/andyallo/?fref=nf)
Hi Prince,
I believe we all come into people's lives for a reason. You came into mine 5 years ago and each day we spent together talking, traveling and playing music, the more I learned about myself. You taught me how to love so deeply with no inhibitions, but you also taught me about heartbreak. You taught me how to push myself beyond my own limits, how to be strong, how to fight but also how to be vulnerable and be present. You are a mentor, a friend and much much more. We shared a great love, a great many laughs and tears. I wish I had told you more, what you meant to me.
I am so grateful I had the honor of knowing you, the man and the artist.
I am the woman and the artist I am today because of you. I love you and miss you.
Andy
Ps. I'd give anything to beat you at ping-pong one more time. Just kidding - I'd let you win.


Ida Nielsen (https://www.facebook.com/IdaNielsenfanpage/?fref=nf)
Thursday the earth made a hiccup and left us all a little bit poorer.
I don’t know how to begin to describe the magnitude of this loss and I still have a hard time grasping what has happened.
It has been some very difficult days -for me and I know for so many people with me.
An icon a legend and a genius without compare is now gone. 
A man who loved, lived and WAS music.
But also a deeply caring man with a tremendously big heart and generosity for the people around him and a great concern for the injustice on this earth.
A beautiful soul and a man who wanted to make the world a better place -who gathered people of all ethnicities and nationalities with his message of love.
It has been such an honor and privilige to have been close to this greatness and I will forever cherish the beautiful moments we shared.
I have lost a dear friend, a Mentor, a big brother, ping pong buddy, a teacher, a laughing partner and caretaker. And my number one musical influence and inspiration ever!
And we all have lost the personification of music and love -and a special frequency is now missing here on earth.
Prince, I love you and will miss you deeply and with me millions of people around this planet. 
You changed my life and made my biggest dream come true and I will always cary you with me in my heart. 
You may not be with us physically any more but your beautiful spirit and your music will always be here with us 
and continue to shine on and outlive us all.
I am so thankful to have had you in my life and I will move on in honor of your genius legacy.
With my deepest love -always
Ida

I want to thank everybody for their sweet and heart felt messages.
It means a lot to feel the love you all had for him.
Love 4oneanother

Hannah Welton FanPage (https://www.facebook.com/hannah.ford.welton.fanpage/?fref=nf)
There are so many things to be said...too much to try to compile in one message...The past four years of our life has been a whirlwind. So much traveling, so much performing, so many rehearsals, hundreds and hundreds of songs, hours and hours of stage time with the most incredible band I've ever been a part of in my life, but that's not even the best part of it all. God used Prince in such a mighty way in mine and Joshua's life. When we met him as a newlywed couple (both of us 22 at the time), he was so respectful, reverent, and supportive of our relationship. He loved love. As newlyweds, walking into this HUGE opportunity, we weren't sure at first how he was going to handle us. (Let's face it, we've all heard crazy stories). But that's just it. Those stories are just stories. The very first thing he said to us after meeting was "I can't separate you two." That was confirmation for Joshua and I that the journey we were about to embark on was divine appointment. After that meeting it was full speed ahead. 3RDEYEGIRL started, relationships were built, and memories were made. Prince quickly became more than just "the artist" to us. He wasn't our "boss." In fact, he didn't like it when people called him that. He was our GREAT friend. Our mentor. Our confidant. Our brother. And even became somewhat like a protective, father figure over us. So many conversations were had about God, life and love, about the future and raising kids together, about how to make a lasting impact that MEANS something and unite humanity in the way God intended us to be from the very beginning. Sure, the music was great. But it wasn't everything. It was only a very, VERY small side of who this man was. Joshua and I are so blessed to have been as close to him as we were the past 4 years and all the music and touring in the world could never compare to the time spent with our brother. Though a physical presence has been lost in the natural, his spirit lives on through all the lives he touched. We celebrate the incredible life that he lived, the irreplaceable mark he made, and the millions of lives changed for the better because he was here for 57 short years. Thank you Prince...for being all that you are. Thank you for loving my husband and I as your own, and for making sure we knew just how much you loved us. Thank you for believing in us, thank you for pouring into Joshua and sharing all that you did with him. Your friendship will be cherished forever. We will make sure baby girl knows just how amazing her Uncle Prince was to us, and countless others, and how excited you were for her precious life. From the bottom of my heart...Thank you.
💜💜 Your legacy lives on...

Donna Grantis (https://www.facebook.com/DonnaGrantis/)
I am so thankful for all of the experiences I have shared in over the past three and a half years. It has been profoundly life-changing, transformative and beyond my wildest dreams. I feel so lucky to have lived through all of it with the closest of friends. At the center of it all, was Prince: the greatest musician of all time, the most phenomenal guitar player on the planet, my mentor, bandmate and friend.
He taught us about music, artistry, life, love, greatness, conviction, community and spirituality. He brought out the best in all of us. Together, not only as a band, but as a family, we lived life to the fullest, travelled the world together, made amazing music and had the best of times talking, laughing, dancing, and working towards a common goal. I will always cherish every moment, both onstage and off.
Thank you to everyone who reached out with words of love and support. We will forever celebrate Prince’s life and legacy. A creative genius, innovator and inspiration, the positive impact he has had on the lives of millions – both on a personal level and through song – is astounding. What a gift he has left us. The power of music unites us all.
Much Love
Donna

Shelby Johnson (https://www.facebook.com/shelbyjmusic/?fref=nf)
Hey yal🙏🏾
I've been quiet cuz I needed Time.
But on my flight home from Minneapolis while looking out at the clouds....this came to me and I had to write💜

Time 2 go.....
As I look out my window seat
Minneapolis flashbacks come to me,
Rehearsals, parties, hangin & more...
U let me Into your Heart & it's U I Adore.
Though Ur gone from this Physical realm,
Your Spirit Lingers On,
So Funny, So Gifted, So Giving, So Strong.

Thank u Prince for the Journey, the Love & the Lessons,
U were more than my Partna', U were My Blessing💗
Sunday's service gave my heart a hug as U knew it would, I Feel a New Peace and that is Good.
I will Honor U in death as I did In this Life,
I'll Do NOTHING to tarnish that Beautiful Light.
I dropped by Paisley.....it wasn't the same,
But I found comfort in the mementos that bore your likeness & name.
U were loved by SO many... Every Color, Every Creed, U touched their Souls and planted MANY Seeds.
So Sleep well my Sweet Prince as I start a Chapter that is New,
A lil scary, but I can hear ..."Wheels up Shel....We Got Work to Do"

U chose ME for this ride, 2 be Right by YOUR side, My mentor...my Guide.... Can't wait 2 C U on the Other Side🤗💜
We sang this together & now it REALLY rings TRUE,
NOTHING, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING....Compares 2 U 💗

Mayte Garcia (https://www.instagram.com/maytejannell)
"I can't even think of the words of what I'm feeling. This man was my everything, we had a family. I am beyond deeply saddened and devastated ... I loved him then, I love him now, and will love him eternally ... He's with our son now."

Manuela Testolini (http://www.eonline.com/news/759090/prince-s-ex-wife-manuela-testolini-opens-up-about-their-magical-journey)
"Prince and I had a magical journey together and I loved him immensely. The world knew him as a musical genius - I knew him as a husband, friend and fierce philanthropist. Philanthropy brought us together and it was Prince who encouraged me to start my own charity over 10 years ago. I just reached out to him a few days ago to let him know that I was building a school in his honor. My heart aches that the school will now be built in his memory
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Reply #9 posted 07/02/16 1:00am

breakdown2k14

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Thank u so much for posting this.
There's Joy in repetition
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Reply #10 posted 07/04/16 7:31am

rogifan

Bumping this in case some didn't see it.
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Reply #11 posted 07/04/16 11:55am

journalism16

So nice, this just brings back the sadness all over again!!!!
Erin Smith
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Reply #12 posted 07/04/16 12:10pm

endiadj

Thank you for putting this all together. It's wonderful. So much love!
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Reply #13 posted 07/04/16 1:16pm

nonames

This brought a tear to my eye. Again.

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Reply #14 posted 07/04/16 2:27pm

Resolution

nonames said:

This brought a tear to my eye. Again.

Awesome thanks for sharing, this had me in floods of tears. Loved Versace comment.. rip p

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Reply #15 posted 07/04/16 4:12pm

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Thanks for sharing this.

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." --Plato
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Reply #16 posted 07/11/16 9:32pm

rogifan

Found a few more:

Sheryl Crow (https://twitter.com/SherylCrow)
Ugh. My heart is sick that #Prince is gone. Huge hole left where he and his talent resided. Thank you for inspiring us all, Prince. RIP

Danny Glover (https://twitter.com/mrdannyglover)
Prince, what a great musician and human being. Rest in Peace brother!!!

Chris Cornell (https://twitter.com/chriscornell)
I'm in shock and deeply saddened- just found out Prince died. RIP to one of the MOST talented and unique artists of our generation...

One Republic (https://twitter.com/OneRepublic)
R.I.P to one of the greatest living musicians and artists of the last 100 years... Prince, u changed our lives. We will miss u forever
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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Reply #17 posted 07/17/16 9:32am

rogifan

I don't think I had Eric Clapton on my original list.

Eric Clapton (http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/eric-clapton-credits-prince-helping-11233610)
"I'm so sad about the death of Prince, he was a true genius, and a huge inspiration for me, in a very real way.

"In the 80s, I was out on the road in a massive downward spiral with drink and drugs, I saw Purple Rain in a cinema in Canada, I had no idea who he was, it was like a bolt of lightning!

"In the middle of my depression, and the dreadful state of the music culture at that time it gave me hope, he was like a light in the darkness.

"I went back to my hotel, and surrounded by empty beer cans, wrote Holy Mother.

"I can't believe he's gone."


Is there any big name artist that hasn't commented on Prince's passing? The only one I can think of is George Michael. Unless he did and I just missed it.
Paisley Park is in your heart
#PrinceForever 💜
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