Tributes pour in for music legend Prince following his death

Published Friday, Apr 22 2016, 08:28 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
The world has been mourning pop superstar Prince following his death on Thursday.

The singer-songwriter and entertainer sadly passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota at the age of 57.

Singer Prince performing at the Way out West Festival held at Gothenburg, Sweden 12.08.11


A statement from Prince's management read: "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. There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time."

Known for hits such as 'Purple Rain' and 'Kiss', celebrities haven taken to Twitter to offer their condolences.

And fellow musicians, including those who have worked with Prince, and others who were simply inspired by his work, have also paid tribute to the music legend.

Read some tweets below:

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