The artist known as Prince has reportedly died, according to credible music industry sources.
"Hearing terrible news from a very inside source that Prince has passed," Tweeted singer Zach Myers.
Atlanta, you saw Prince's last performance. ?
— Jovita Moore (@JovitaMoore) April 21, 2016
Authorities have not announced who passed away at Prince's Paisley Park estate in Minnesota today. But sources say the deceased is the 57-year-old singer, whose real name is Prince Rogers Nelson.
The pilot of Prince's private jet was force to make an emergency landing when Prince took a turn for the worse in the skies over Illinois early Friday morning. He was briefly hospitalized and released the same day.
Prince is “fine,” a rep told Entertainment Weekly on Friday afternoon.
The singer suffered from flu-like symptoms that forced him to cancel 2 concerts in Atlanta last week.
Stay tuned for more on this breaking news story.
Celebrities on Twitter.com are reacting to the news of Prince's untimely death:
I am praying for the family of, every loved one of, artist touched & musician influenced and… https://t.co/LDrZGjYcX4
— Monica (@MonicaBrown) April 21, 2016
Doves will cry tonight. We celebrate you brother and this thing called Life. Godspeed to the great Afterparty. #Prince
— The Jacksons (@Jacksons) April 21, 2016
— Tika Sumpter (@iamtikasumpter) April 21, 2016
i'm absolutely heartbroken that Prince is gone. COMPLETELY devastated...i can't process this....
— Belinda Carlisle (@belindaofficial) April 21, 2016
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) April 21, 2016
(A silent world. Completely void of sound) This is what it sounds like, when doves cry. #PRINCE
— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) April 21, 2016
He was a true legend and a musical genius! Prince could play every instrument with style and grace.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 21, 2016
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) April 21, 2016
— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) April 21, 2016
— Chaka Khan (@ChakaKhan) April 21, 2016
— Tionne T-Boz Watkins (@TheRealTBOZ) April 21, 2016
— Vanilla Ice (@vanillaice) April 21, 2016
— Pebbles (@pebbles2day) April 21, 2016
My heart is broken.
REST IN HEAVEN PRINCE. ? pic.twitter.com/sekXPMCMkY
— LA LA (@lala) April 21, 2016
— Kim Fields (@KimVFields) April 21, 2016
"Paint a perfect picture. Bring to life a vision in one's mind. The beautiful ones. Always smash the picture. Always every time." #Prince xo
— Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) April 21, 2016
Rest In Paradise Prince and thank you for blessing us all with your work n presence ??
— Big Sean (@BigSean) April 21, 2016
— Tichina Arnold (@TichinaArnold) April 21, 2016
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) April 21, 2016
I stand Confidently in Peace knowing that our brother Prince knew and loved God. Therefore, ALL is well with his soul RIP our Beloved Prince
— Iyanla Vanzant (@IyanlaVanzant) April 21, 2016
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) April 21, 2016
— Kandi Burruss (@Kandi) April 21, 2016