Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park
The hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57. Police were summoned to his Paisley Park estate early on Thursday and found his body in a lift. An investigation has been opened.
Prince became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O’ the Times. His innovative music spanned rock, funk and jazz. He sold more than 100 million records during his career.
“It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died,” his spokeswoman said. There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.”
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