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Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry Lead Tributes to Prince: 'The World Lost A Lot of Magic'


Following the passing of Grammy Award-winning musician Prince, fans from around the world are mourning his death.

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Police were called to his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday morning after a person was found unresponsive in his home. It was later confirmed by his publicist that it was the “Purple Rain” singer.

Now, his colleagues, fans and friends are mourning his passing.

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Flowers were placed by fans outside the estate right after news broke.

Celebrities took to social media to share their heartbreak.

Prince, an avid basketball player and fan, was also friends with sports stars including NBA titan Magic Johnson. The former L.A. Laker was devastated over the news, posting:

Prince, who rose to popularity in the 70s and achieved A-list status in the 80s, was also mourned by fellow New Wave icons, Duran Duran.

Director Spike Lee mourned his friend:

Producer and Chic frontman Nile Rodgers posted:

Questlove simply posted:

Gloria Estefan mourned:


Madonna took to Instagram to share a message of rememberance and love:

 

He Changed The World!! A True Visionary. What a loss. I'm Devastated.🦄 This is Not A Love Song.

A photo posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17am PDT



David Beckham posted a photo of a purple flower with a raindrop, signifying the passing of "The Purple One."

 

Rest In Peace 💔

A photo posted by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:56am PDT



President Obama even mourned the passing of Prince on Facebook:

The SSE Hydro, a venue in Scotland even lit up Purple to honor the legend:


The famed Apollo Theater in Harlem honored the singer on their marquee:



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