Superstar Prince has died at 57 due to medical complications

Music 22/04/2016
World renown and influential musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57.
UPDATE: "Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson confirmed Thursday afternoon that deputies and medics were dispatched to Paisley Park around 9:43 a.m. CT, where they found the singer unresponsive in an elevator. Their attempts to revive him failed and he was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. The department's statement added that it is still investigating the death with assistance from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office."

Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park estate on Thursday where they are currently investigating.

Prince rose to global stardom in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O' the Times.

His likeable genres spanned rock, funk, and jazz, and selling 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," said Prince's spokeswoman.

"There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time."
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