Singer Prince is dead. The iconic pop star has died at the age of 57. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning.
Singer Prince Dead at 57
The singer, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, had been under the weather recently, and on April 15 was forced to make his private jet make an emergency landing in Illinois due to heath issues. However, he appeared at a concert the next day and assured fans he was fine. He was said to have battling the flu, TMZ reports.
Prince’s death is completely shocking to fans, who have already taken to social media to mourn the beloved singer. Prince shot to fame in 1982 with his album “1999,” and became a household names with songs such as “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry,” “Little Red Corvet,” and more.
Prince sold more than 100 million albums during his career, and played the 2007 Superbowl Half Time Show, which was dubbed as one of the best live performances of all time. He also won an Oscar for his song in the film, “Purple Rain.”
Prince Mourned By Millions Of Fans After Shocking Death
Prince had no children, but was married two times. The first time to back up dancer, Mayte Garcia, whom he split with in 2000, and then to Manuela Testolini, whom he divorced in 2006.
The singer was beloved by millions of fans across the globe, and will surely be missed by friends, family, and fans alike. No other details on his death have been revealed at this time. Check back with Hollywood News Daily as his cause of death and other details are released.