The sudden and shocking death of Prince at the age of 57 has understandably led to many artists, entertainers and notable figures, including President Obama and First Lady Michelle, sharing their condolences via social media. Here's is a gathering of tributes to the late icon.
"Today, the world lost a creative icon." -@POTUS on the passing of @Prince: http://go.wh.gov/pwk91h pic.twitter.com/gowq1MExM3
And just like that...the world lost a lot of magic Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much...
I'm Crushed!! UK news reporting Prince Is Dead?! For Real?! Massive Loss for us all! What a Genius! Speechless.
RIP our dearly beloved #Prince. Tears and love on our tour bus. @CHICorg @nilerodgers I'll never forget my brother. We've had #good times
Now Prince? No no no.. RIP You genius x
Damn. Some real genius gone now. RIP PRINCE
So shocked to report the death of Prince. Truly one of a kind genius. Electrifying live. His influence is everywherepic.twitter.com/N26nvnNt79
Absolutely stunned and heartbroken! #PRINCE
Today the music has died again. My love to the family and friends of Prince. RIP. So say we all.!
Prince? Say it isn't so...
I'm shaking total shock, rest in peace Prince your brilliance and music legacy will live on .. speechless
Today is the worst day ever. Prince R.I.P I am crying!
Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.
Thank you Prince. All my thoughts & prayers are with all your loved ones.https://twitter.com/katyperry/status/723197982481375232 ...
Prince was my favorite musician and Purple Rain is my favorite album. At a time when the world... https://www.instagram.com/p/BEeGxSdgAmx/
RIP Prince. You were the kingpic.twitter.com/RwKxVsOx8F
Oh man Prince so sad. His music influenced many generations and will continue to.
Oh my god. Prince. Oh my god.
PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans.
There are two categories: The realm of normal human achievement and then Prince.
It's true, Prince is gone, doves are crying.
W.T.F. ???? Why are all the great musicians dying ? R.I.P. PRINCE
RIP #Prince -- apparently true. Among many other things, one one of the greatest flash guitarists of our time. Reeling...
Now Prince.....?? This year has been absolutely BRUTAL! Prince, Bowie, Frey, Emerson, Kantner, Bain, Martin, Shandling....Carpe Diem everyone!
What?? Prince?:( no no no. 🙁 #Prince
What?? Prince?:( no no no. 🙁 #Prince
Can't believe this one. So sad. RIP #Prince. You changed everything.
So Prince and Chyna die in the same day NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! My heart is hurting 🙁 R.I.P
RIP @prince ... Can't believe this is happening. Signing off for a while.
Prince....there's no way
Oh my god I can't believe that Prince has died...he was a great great talent...RIP
PRINCE passed away???! WTF??!!!
Time to move to the stars where (we're assuming) Bowie and Prince went.
This is so tragic. First MJ and now Prince! Two icons gone too soon!
Seems like I'm in a dream. Prince dead at 57. There are no words to describe this loss.
"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life." - #Prince #RIPpic.twitter.com/n5DkRYQxTk
don't care what kind of music you like, no way you couldn't respect/like something @prince did. Massive loss in year already full of them.
Prince Gone too soon.pic.twitter.com/H7DYEOlCZG
So sad about @prince ..... You will be so missed.
My heart is broken. My entire adolescence was filled w his music. He'll be missed but his music will live foreverhttp://goo.gl/jsAQtC
I admired Prince as an artist and activist.. He did things his way.. Changed his name to a symbol to fight the record label... #ripprince
When I saw in #Prince in concert, he said to the crowd "so many hits, so little time". Gone too soon. Lost another giant! #RIP #Prince
My heart hurts! Prince I had the chance to meet you years ago and you were so kind. This really... https://www.instagram.com/p/BEeKgdPpfpf/
RIP to @prince...a true artist in every sense of the word. Gone way too soon.
RIP to one of the best to ever do it. You will be missed! salute. #princepic.twitter.com/ufirYMTfoy
If you are coming out to the Lupe concert in Minneapolis tonight...make sure you wear some purple!!! We gone put on for Prince tonight!
PRINCE - 1958 - 2O16 - Such an Amazing,Undeniable Talent - GOD BLESS - tBLSt SDMFpic.twitter.com/7ckEL3zOne
How sad! Prince gone. RIP
Already a bad year for losing musical legends. Gigantic kick to crotch to lose Prince so young. So sad.
Today we lost a true artist. Thank you #Prince for all the music you put into this world. #RIPpic.twitter.com/4yZ6Cb5hMb
Shocked and soooo sad!! #RIP PRINCE #music #legend #gonetoosoonpic.twitter.com/KlEBPPl40U
Put Prince on all the dollar bills.