Chris Cornell's fans woke up to terrible news on Thursday morning: The rock star died at just 52.
The singer, best known for fronting rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, was found dead in his hotel room after performing a sold-out show in Detroit Wednesday night.
“His wife, Vicky, and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause,” Cornell's representative said in a statement. “They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”
A mix of stars from both music and Hollywood took to social media to pay tribute to the man who rocked the country with hits including "Black Hole Sun" and "Show Me How to Live." Take a look at the reaction below: