Amy Winehouse’s sudden death sent shockwaves throughout the music industry. Her peers including Missy Elliott, Nas, and Rihanna took to Twitter to mourn the passing of the 27-year-old singer. Usher and Q-Tip reflected on the woman they called a friend, Lloyd shared his experience going to her concert, and others like Nicki Minaj were simply in disbelief. Read on as these celebrities and more remember a formidable talent gone too soon.
Mark Ronson: she was my musical soulmate & like a sister to me. this is one of the saddest days of my life
Ne-Yo: Rest in peace to Amy Winehouse. Your pain was your art and your art was beautiful pain. May you live forever in your music.
Mary J. Blige: Rest in peace Amy Wine House. I hope the after life brings u the piece u were searching 4 on earth. Love MJB
Ameriie: Terrible news that Amy Winehouse has passed today…so tragic…God bless her & her family.
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…
Katy Perry: RIP Amy Winehouse. May she finally find peace.
Trina: Wow….. So sad #dearAmy
Adrienne Bailon: #NowPlaying “Love… Is a losing game…” R.I.P. Amy Winehouse.
Kreayshawn: Man I was just in London having a heart to heart with a friend of Amy on how we really wanna see her come back with her new project! .. I said she was a TIMELESS artist and a real artist because of her struggle. I’m so upset I love her! RIP Amy Winehouse
Melody Thornton: The 1 time I met Amy, she was so nice. I was all over her like a crazed fan and she couldn’t not have been cooler about it. I’m angry, sad, shocked! Amy Winehouse… Such a talented human, why is she gone at 27 yrs old. I’m so mad. Idk what to do but cry. R.I.P.
Keri Hilson: Amy Winehouse…so tragic. I loved her. She inspired me! I kept hoping she’d find a happier place than her self destructive state…damn.
JoJo: My heart breaks. RIP Ms. Winehouse. You are an inspiration always and forever. May you finally be in peace. Honestly, Back to Black is one of my favorite albums. The lyrics?! The musicianship?! The raw, honest vocal delivery?! A STUNNING work.
Jay Sean: just heard the shocking news of Amy winehouse’s death. Absolutely tragic. Such a talented artist. So sad. #RIPamywinehouse
Bruno Mars: Kanye said it best ‘If you admire somebody, you should go ‘head and tell em’ People never get the flowers while they can still smell em’
Rick Ross: Wanted to collab w/ Amy Winehouse…r.i.p…smoking 1 in your memoryyy!!
Rihanna: Dear God have mercy!!! I am SICK about this right now! I am genuinely heartbroken about this. #DearAmy U made a MAJAH impression on this industry and throughout the world, in such a short space of time…too short! #ICONSneverDIE
Timothy Bloom: All she needed was Love. Death loved her enough to embrace her. Rest in Peace Ms. Winehouse.
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!!
Lil Twist: WTF R.I.P AMY WINEHOUSE!!
Skylar Grey: RIP Amy… You were an extraordinary talent, gone before your time.
Rye Rye: RIP to Amy Winehouse….dope dope.artist… She was original! got her wings now so she even more Special…We Loveeeeee You!
Monica: I appreciate artist with true talent that aren’t afraid to be an individual, Amy Winehouse was that. U nor your music will be forgotten.
Fat Joe: R.I.P AMY WINEHOUSE!!!!
Foxy Brown: Just got a call my girl Amy Winehouse died today Im literally sick. I knew her pain all too well. Bonafide Star. Amy baby, sleep wit angels*
Diggy Simmons: RIP to the talented Amy Winehouse, my condolences and love goes out to @dionneofficial and her family.
Estelle: Beyond hurt right now.
Diplo: Dammit!! amy winehouse was a legend. I feel bad today.. She had a voice like no one else in our generation . Goodbye amy
Angela Simmons: Prayers go out to Amy Winehouse family. #RIP
Dawn Richard: RIP Amy Winehouse .. I am in shock. So young
Kid Sister: rip amy winehouse. so so sad. thoughts and prayers for her poor family.
Big Boi: Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and now Amy Winehouse. All died aged 27. RIP to you all. #amywinehouse
Cool & Dre: Sending a prayer out to the family of Amy Winehouse. Tragic day for them and sad day for music, we lost another 1 too soon. God bless.
Ester Dean: Its crazy how nobody cared about Amy W when she was alive they talked abt her & enjoyed watchin her suffer #butnowucare #bullshit #RipAmyW
Kim Kardashian: I just heard the news that Amy Winehouse passed away. What a true talent. I pray she’s in a better place & at peace.
Eve: my condolences to Amy Winehouse’s family and friends :( RIP so sad
Shontelle: Sigh… I guess I’ve just lost my new label mate. R.I.P. Amy Winehouse. It shouldn’t have ended this way… God bless her soul
Jermaine Dupri: Singer Amy Winehouse found dead at her home in London,DAMN!!! RIP
Melanie Fiona: I’m so terribly saddened by the death of Amy Winehouse. One of music’s finest and my favourites. Tragic. Smh. #RipAmyWinehouse
Wynter Gordon: Thats heart breaking to hear of Amy whinehouse . Her art emulated her life and it was clear she was hurting . Rest in peace Amy.
Nicki Minaj: Please tell me Amy Winehouse didn’t die. Is this some sick joke?
Q-Tip: RIP. AMY WINEHOUSE. What a loss!!! So young…. Damn!! The last time I spoke 2 amy I told her let her light shine more.
Sean Kingston: Wow this cant be true… Amy Winehouse is Dead???…. i was a huge fan i loved that lady man SMH life is wayy to short R.I.P wow man im out
Jessie J: The way tears are streaming down my face. Such a loss. #ripamy
Lupe Fiasco: R.I.P. Amy Winehouse : (
Bun B: Think I speak for most when I say we were just waiting for Amy Winehouse to get on track and be the great talent she was born to be. #RIPAMY
Diddy: RIP Amy Winehouse
Jazmine Sullivan: i’m really upset. i feel like i was way to close to reaching out and maybe helping a lil bit. regretful i didn’t push harder…
Tiffany Evans: R.I.P Amy Winehouse.
Lloyd: I watched her run through what were apparent local favorites although I’d never heard of her nor them. I concluded at that point that this girl was… NOTHING short of amazing. She had horns, she had the voice of a sista, and she had a rock star attitude. Like F*ck em, ima do me. Secretly, I had a crush on her. Rebellious, vulnerable, and could sing. Perfect mix. I’m so mad she’s gone.
Cassie: “I’m a young woman and I’m going to write about what I know.” -Amy Winehouse Rest In Peace to such a talented young woman
Nas: R.I.P Sis. Why u couldn’t chill???? why the F*ck U Leave? Love U Sis!