Prince performs for the first time in Britain since 2007 at the Hop Farm Festival near Paddock Wood, southern England July 3, 2011. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

The world became a sadder, less colorful place yesterday when Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. The music world and fans around the world were shaken with the unexpected and heartbreaking news, and everyone did their share on paying tribute to the music legend.

Amongst the many celebrities that took to social media to mourn the artist, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote: “Gutted. Mourning with you.” Next, he said: “Step away from your computer. Walk around, blast some Prince. It's the only thing that has saved my day, it may save yours.” And as expected, Miranda got to work on a special tribute for the icon.

The cast of the Broadway smash hit ended Thursday night’s performance with a special tribute to Prince in the form of an amazing dance party to the star’s tune “Let’s Go Crazy.” Check it out!

Shortly after the lively ending to a sad day, Miranda tweeted: “Good night guys. Today we laughed, we cried, we mourned, we danced. What more could we ask of that electric word, life?”

The music icon had actually gone to see “Hamilton” the night after inviting the entire cast to his own private concert in Harlem, which went from 2-3.30 am. Leslie Odom Jr. told Stephen Colbert that Prince had sat in the box, like a regular Joe and “never took his shades off” during the show. “Prince didn't come backstage – he wasn't big on stuff like that – but then we were all waiting to see 'Did he like it? Did he care about it?' and he sent that tweet. We'll never forget stuff like that,” Odom recalled.

“We don't take it for granted at all,” Odom said about Prince’s praise of the show.

While the artist’s cause of death remains uncertain at this time, TMZ reported that Prince was battling the flu and died at 57 years old. However, other sources said the artist had been treated for a drug over dose less than a week ago.

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