Celebrities and musicians of all genres took to their Twitter accounts in droves to tweet about Amy Winehouse’s death. Here’s a quick round-up of what is out there...in their own words (and grammar).
Katy Perry: RIP Amy Winehouse. May she finally find peace.
Rihanna: I am genuinely heartbroken about this #DearAmy (Rihanna later tweeted a photo of herself at a Winehouse show)
Kelly Clarkson: What a waste of a gifted person. What a shame she saw no hope and continued living her life in that manor (sic). I have been that low emotionally and mentally and that is overwhelming.
Usher: I’m so sad to hear the horrible news of Amy Winehouse’s death. I’m so happy I knew you Amy... Rest Well. Gone Too Soon... we’ll miss you!!
Janelle Monae: heart is heavy. My heart goes out 2 Amy Winehouse's family, loved ones. Praying for their strength during this time.
Billy Corgan: Sad to hear about Amy Winehouse. I mourn any time one of our own passes on. A tragedy...no doubt. Truly sad.
Kelly Osbourne: “I can’t even breath right now im crying so hard i just lost i of my best friends. i love your forever Amy & will never forget the real you.
Lea Michele: Devastated to hear about Amy Winehouse...she was truly one of a kind.
Josh Groban: Drugs took her gift, her soul, her light, long before they took her life. RIP Amy.
Demi Lovato: Amy Winehouse...So sad. Unfortunately, the world lost an incredibly talented woman to such a powerful disease...addiction. # RIP
Nicki Minaj: Please tell me Amy Winehouse didn’t die. Is this some sick joke?
Lance Bass: Another talent dies at 27-RIP-Amy Winehouse.
LeToya Luckett: So sad 2 hear the news about Amy Winehouse. I was sooo in love with her voice. R.I.P.
Missy Elliott: My condolences go out to Amy Winehouse family and My Prayers to those Families who lost loved ones in Norway...
Sandra Bernhard: Some people can’t handle it and it’s terribly sad. another great talent gone gone gone. amy Winehouse.
Amanda Bynes: I am so saddened by the news about Amy Winehouse. What a gifted musician. My prayers go out to her family and friends. May she rest in peace.
Boy George: I cannot contain my sadness and my anger about Amy Winehouse. Rest in peace child, it is a deeply sad day for many reasons.
Booty Collins: National Breaking News. Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home...Funkateers, we lost another.
Martina McBride: So sad to hear about Amy Winehouse. Such an incredible talent. Prayers fo out to her family and fans.
Sharon Jones: May you Rest In Peace Amy Winehouse...The Dap-Kings and Me will miss you most...Love you always! (Ed.’s note: Winehouse recorded with the Dap-Kings).
Jordin Sparks: Amy Winehouse : (
Rob Thomas: R.I.P. AMY WINEHOUSE. wow. just wow
Pete Wentz: super sad to hear about the news. RIP. never take life for granted.
Leann Rimes: RIP Amy Winehouse. So sad to see such a talent gone and her life end in tragedy. This makes me terribly sad.
Reba McEntire: Amy Winehouse found dead. So sad. Prayers go out for her family.
Latoya Jackson: I know the pain her family is experiencing I feel their pain. i've lived their pain. i'm sooo terribly sorry. Once again R prayers R with you.