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21 April 2016, 19:08 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10
The enigmatic singer and songwriter Prince has died at the age of 57. Tributes have flooded in by the thousands all with nothing but love for the 'Purple Rain' star.
He's undoubtedly one of the biggest musicians in the world with hundreds of millions of record sales under his belt. So when the news of Prince's passing filtered into the news late on Thursday afternoon, it was no surprise that a HUGE number of tributes flooded Twitter in honour of the singer.
R.I.P. Prince x pic.twitter.com/Nub3WyBDab— Capital (@CapitalOfficial) April 21, 2016
Here are just a few of the thousands of tweets dedicated to the legend.
And just like that...the world lost a lot of magic Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much...— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) April 21, 2016
Numb. Stunned. This can't be real.— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) April 21, 2016
A culture pushing icon and creative genius. Rest in peace Prince. pic.twitter.com/vPWCGipU95— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) April 21, 2016
Rest easy, legend #RIPPrince— Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony) April 21, 2016
Please no! Some one please tell me it isn't true #PRINCEWILLNEVERDIE— Cara Delevingne (@Caradelevingne) April 21, 2016
One of my biggest inspirations. A true icon. You will be missed. Sad sad news today... #RIPPrince— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) April 21, 2016
Saw Prince many times live..his 21 date o2 run remains as one of the best live shows I've ever seen. True musical genius & incomparable RIP— Marvin Humes (@MarvinHumes) April 21, 2016
Omg..... RIP Prince....— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) April 21, 2016
This is so heartbreaking I had this Prince pic drawn on my wall years ago because his music inspired so many R.I.P pic.twitter.com/60msa6hm3I— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) April 21, 2016