By Jonathan Borge
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:15 pm
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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.

Shocked and soooo sad!! #RIP PRINCE #music #legend #gonetoosoon

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Another one of my heroes gone too soon...R.I.P

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#rip so sad

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


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Today is a very sad day. His music rearranged me... he will forever be my #1.

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We have lost a genius this morning... #Prince #RIP

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R. i. P. #Prince

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rip prince 💜

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I am shocked. I will love and miss you forever. Ciao, Donatella

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Our thoughts are with his family.