Prince's publicist Yvette Noel-Schure recently confirmed the sad news: “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57.” 

A cause of death is yet to be confirmed.

Millions of people have been paying tribute on Twitter (at the time of writing 2.6 million have made Prince the top trend in the world), including figures from around the music world. Read some tributes from fans, friends, contemporaries, and admirers below.

Frank Ocean:

"I’M NOT EVEN GONNA SAY REST IN PEACE BECAUSE IT’S BIGGER THAN DEATH..."

President Barack Obama:

Chaka Khan:

Nile Rodgers:

Flying Lotus:

Neko Case:

Olivia Wilde:

MOBO Awards:

Zane Lowe:

CHVRCHES:

Missy Elliott:

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.:

Questlove:

Spike Lee:

 

I Miss My Brother. Prince Was A Funny Cat. Great Sense Of Humor.

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Brian Wilson:

El-P:

PWR BTTM:

Prince Tweets 2 U:

Christopher Owens: