May 15, 2015 6:22 AM EDT

B.B. King, the iconic blues guitarist, died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 89.

Many of his fellow musicians and celebrities paid tribute to his death on social media, including Snoop Dogg, Ringo Starr, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and blues guitarist Buddy Guy who often played with him.

 

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