Country Artists Voice Their Thoughts On Prince

“The very first time I saw him was on MTV,” Urban says. “‘1999’ was the song and the video. There was something so immediate about that track and about him and the way that he performed, and it was no surprise that that was going to be something of legend. That catalog of his is just mind-blowing.” – Keith Urban

“Oh no. No no no. Not another! So sad. Rest in peace Prince.” –Brad Paisley

“Dang it. Truly hate hearing we lost Prince. Sad day.” –Blake Shelton

“Once again Heaven’s band just got even more incredible. One of my absolute idols. Thank you for showing me what true greatness is!” –Darius Rucker

“Most of you know what a huge Prince fan I am. I’m still in shock, like all of his fans. Can’t believe it. RIP Prince.” –Trisha Yearwood