/ Source: TODAY
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.
'Genius': Prince's death draws tributes from musical greatsApril 22, 201602:56
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.
Prince was 'the greatest at everything,' legendary music exec L.A. Reid saysApril 22, 201605:53
Stars including Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Gene Simmons, Katy Perry, Boy George and others swiftly took to social media to share their condolences.
Here are some of their tributes: