Elton John, Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson lead celebrity tributes to the late Jimmy Buffett: ‘unique and treasured’

Celebrities from the world of music and beyond are mourning the loss of Jimmy Buffett.

The “Margaritaville” singer/songwriter passed away at age 76 on Friday, surrounded by his friends and family, according to a statement on his website and social media accounts.

Elton John shared a touching tribute to Buffet on his social media, writing, “Jimmy Buffett was a unique and treasured entertainer. His fans adored him and he never let them down. This is the saddest of news. A lovely man gone way too soon.”

“Condolences to Jane and the family from David and me,” he added, referring to

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