People Are Sharing Heartwarming Stories About How Prince Influenced Their Lives

21 April 2016, 19:13 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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By Michaela Walters

RIP Prince.

It's been confirmed that legendary pop singer Prince has sadly passed away, age 57.

His London publicist told Sky News that the fashion icon, who has sold more than 100 million records throughout his career, died today (Thursday 21st April).

"It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57. 

"There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time."

As expected, the internet has responded with a united sadness as people share their stories about how Prince and his music influenced their lives. 


Rest in peace Prince, we'll be crying purple tears for you tonight.