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Prince dies at 57: Madonna, Justin Timberlake, more mourn music legend

As news broke that Prince passed away Thursday at the age of 57, the reaction among fellow musicians, celebrities and fans was swift and emotional.

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'Genius': Prince's death draws tributes from musical greats

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Those who both worked with and admired the musical icon, born Prince Rogers Nelson, recalled how he was known for breaking boundaries in music and fashion while commanding creative control and critical respect.

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Prince was 'the greatest at everything,' legendary music exec L.A. Reid says

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Stars including Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Gene Simmons, Katy Perry, Boy George and others swiftly took to social media to share their condolences.

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Prince died Thursday at the age of 57.

Here are some of their tributes:

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

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Prince: See moving tributes from Tamron Hall, other celebs

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