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Pop legend Prince was found dead in his recording studio in Chanhassen, Minneapolis early on Thursday. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure confirmed this information to with the Hollywood Reporter earlier today. He was just 57 . Considered one of the most talented and inventive musicians of his time, the Grammy-award-winning artist will be sorely missed in the entertainment community and all around the world. Police officers and other law enforcement are currently conducting an investigation. No further details are available at this time.
Grief-stricken celebrities are sharing their condolences on Twitter, shocked at the sudden death of one of the world's greatest musicians.
Incredibly sad...thinking of his family, friends and fans. Prince was musical royalty...may he RIP. https://t.co/LL42vkkk6e— Robin Roberts (@RobinRoberts) April 21, 2016
RIP sweet Prince. pic.twitter.com/cvwjvlGDto— Miss Ester Dean (@EsterDean) April 21, 2016
I'm stunned & so saddened to hear about the passing of Prince. He changed it all!!!! The true definition of talent!! pic.twitter.com/Ni17GvPu67— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) April 21, 2016
R. I. P to the King Prince thank u for inspiring me to be a Musician First and using this tool to heal people— Wyclef Jean (@wyclef) April 21, 2016
Oh my God, No. Not Prince. RIP, Sir. You changed my whole teen life. #PurpleRain— Stacy London (@stacylondon) April 21, 2016
More to come.