Tributes pour in for 'beloved' Prince

The world of showbusiness has paid its respects to Prince, who has died aged 57.

Chic frontman Nile Rodgers tweeted: "#RIP our dearly beloved #Prince. Tears and love on our tour bus... I'll never forget my brother. We've had #good times."

Rapper Lupe Fiasco wrote: "In Minneapolis right now...and it's raining... Prince..."

Singer Lily Allen said: "PRINCE . You legend. Rest In Peace."

KISS Singer Gene Simmons wrote: "PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans."

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary, tweeted: "Thank you Prince. All my thoughts & prayers are with all your loved ones."

Singer Katy Perry also paid tribute to the musician, writing: "And just like that...the world lost a lot of magic. Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much..."

Actor Samuel L Jackson wrote: "I'm Crushed!! UK news reporting Prince Is Dead?! For Real?! Massive Loss for us all! What a Genius! Speechless."

British pop star Robbie Williams added: "Now Prince? No no no.. RIP You genius x"

Meanwhile, Australian Russell Crowe wrote: "The greatest live act I ever saw. Genius, poet, sexy mother f*****. RIP Prince."

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