Music artists react on Twitter to pop legend Prince’s death

Image of Prince playing his guitar

Prince performs at the 2008 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The musician died in his home recording studio in Chanhassen, Minn., on Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (Jason Moore/Zuma Press/TNS)

Brooke Holland

Prince, an American superstar, actor and pioneer in pop music for over three decades died today at age 57.

During his career, he sold more than 100 million records, won an Oscar, earned 30 Grammy Award nominations and won seven.

The “Purple Rain” singer’s publicist confirmed in a statement Thursday he died in his home at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Music artists and fans blew up Twitter with reactions to his death.