By Jonathan Borge
Updated Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:15 pm
Prince 1980s Performing - Lead 2016
Credit: Ebet Roberts/Redferns

Legendary musician Prince passed away at his home and recording studio in Paisley Park, Minn., at the age of 57 on Thursday, the Associated Press reports. The star's publicist confirmed the news this afternoon.

Born Prince Rogers Nelson, the seven-time Grammy Award winner was beloved for hits like “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry,” and “Kiss,” among many others, and was considered one of music’s most talented stars. He was also popular and known for his ‘70s-inspired fashion and daring style. Moments after his passing, celebrities took to social media to celebrate the iconic artist, paying their respects to his life and career.

Today is the worst day ever. Prince R.I.P I am crying!

A photo posted by @sarahkatesilverman on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:11am PDT

Our thoughts are with his family.