News of B.B. King’s death broke overnight, but tributes to the blues legend have already surfaced online.
B.B. — which stood for “Blues Boy” — died at age 89 in Las Vegas on Thursday.
The music great performed up until he got sick last fall; the photo above was taken of him in concert in September 2014.
He will truly be missed by his fans — both famous and not. Read online tributes from celebrities below:
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├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Ringo Starr (@ringostarrmusic) May 15, 2015
It’s 2:30am. I just found out BB King has left us. I am taking a shot. And I’ll be blastin him tonight to ease my blues.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) May 15, 2015
R.i.P BB King ├░┼╕╦£┼╕
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Icona Pop (@iconapop) May 15, 2015
Oh no RIP BB
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) May 15, 2015
RIP King Of The Blues BBKing
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Greg Grunberg (@greggrunberg) May 15, 2015
BB King had as much influence on modern music as the Beatles or Elvis if not more. RIP to a true guitar legend and all time great.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Robert Kazinsky (@RobertKazinsky) May 15, 2015
R. I. P. B. B. King. ├░┼╕┼Æ┬║├░┼╕┼Æ┬╕A photo posted by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on May 14, 2015 at 11:02pm PDT
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