The death of famed rock and roll musician Tom Petty left many people stunned. Here is how some in the entertainment community reacted on Twitter.

John Mayer: "I loved Tom Petty and I covered his songs because I wanted (to) know what it felt like to fly. 'You belong somewhere you feel free.' "

Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys: "I'm heartbroken to hear about Tom Petty. Tom was a hell of a songwriter and record-maker. He will be missed by everyone who loves music."

Country music singer-songwriter Jake Owen: "My broken heart has many emotions today. Yesterday was a living nightmare. More sad news today losing Tom Petty. Life is short. Live it. Love u all."

Kid Rock: "Just when I thought today could not get any worse ... R.I.P. Tom Petty. Thank you for your beautiful music and inspiration."

Sheryl Crow: "This is unbearable. Vegas and now a great music hero has passed. You brought us so much joy. We will miss you. #RIPTomPetty"

Ryan Adams: "RIP Tom Petty. Thank you for giving so much, a lifetime of inspiration and love. Your music has changed this world for the better."

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton": "I am so grateful for Tom Petty's music. Feels selfish to want more, but I always will. Rest in peace."