Prince Rogers Nelson, known as Prince, an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and actor has died at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota, at the age of 57.
The renowned innovator was widely known for his eclectic work and extremely flamboyant stage presence and became a global superstar in the 1980's with iconic hits such as Purple Rain and Kiss.
Prince sold over 100 million records worldwide, won 7 Grammy Awards, 1 Golden Globe and 1 Academy Award, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. His music spanned a wide range of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, Soul and Pop.
On April 21st 2016, Police were called to his Paisley Park estate following a distressed medical emergency call. He was pronounced dead that day.
When news broke of the singers death hundred of fans gathered outside his estate and many celebrities, including President Obama, Madonna, Boy George and thousandApril 21, 2016