Michael Jackson was, unarguably, the most influential pop star of his generation and can be credited with inspiring the careers of many R&B artists. While the world mourns, musicians continue to express their love for the legend.

"I am devastated as I'm certain many people around the world are as well. We have lost a true Genius in Music and one of the greatest influences in entertainment," '90s singer Al B. Sure told the BoomBox.

"Thank you Michael Jackson for teaching us about "Swagger" before the term was even made popular. I would personally like to say, thank you for being the reason why music felt organic and for truly being the first man to "walk on the moon" on earth!"

My condolences to the Jackson Family. Thank you for sharing your son, your brother, your father, your friend & the Icon with me and the rest of world!"

Fans Mourn Michael Jackson

    A Japanese woman weeps during a memorial vigil for Michael Jackson in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, June 27th.

    Koji Sasahara, AP

    Michael Jackson fans dance the 'Moon Walk' on the Trocadero place on June 28th in Paris, France.

    Julien Hekimian, WireImage

    Fans of the late pop icon Michael Jackson light candles to pay tribute to the singer in an orthodox church in Skopje on June 27th two days after the King of Pop's death.

    Robert Atanasovski, AFP / Getty Images

    Michael Jackson fans gather to mourn the death of the pop star at the Eiffel tower on June 28th in Paris, France.

    Julien Hekimian, WireImage

    Fans pay tribute to Michael Jackson during a candle-lit vigil on June 27, 2009 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, China.

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    New Edition performs a tribute to Michael Jackson at the start of the 9th Annual BET Awards on Sunday, June 28th in Los Angeles.

    Chris Pizzello, AP

    Bernadette Gillies of Salt Lake City cries while browsing through Michael Jackson 45s at Randy's Records & CDs in Salt Lake City.

    Laura Seitz, Deseret News / AP

    Indian artist and Michael Jackson fan Gonay Vijay gives final touches to portraits of the recently deceased pop star at his gallery in Hyderabad on June 28th.

    Noah Seelam, AFP / Getty Images

    Tshaka Lafayette, of New York, left, takes a picture of the marquee at the Apollo theater as people gather to remember Michael Jackson in the Harlem neighborhood of New York.

    Tina Fineberg, AP

    Orock Orock holds a sign outside the UCLA Medical Center, where entertainer Michael Jackson was taken prior to his death, in Los Angeles, Thursday, June 25th.

    Matt Sayles, AP

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