The popular and legendary musician was found dead in his Minnesota home at the age of 57, his publicist said.
Police were call on medical emergency at Prince’s Paisley Park estate earlier on Thursday according to report. The Prince was said to have been sick when he was rushed to hospital after a stage performance, but soon released). The cause of his death is yet to be ascertained.
Prince became known worldwide in 80s with the songs like Purple rain, 1999 and Sing O’ The Times. He sold over 100 million records during his career.
He was a singer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Prince recorded over 30 albums and his best known hits are When Doves Cry and Let’s Go Crazy.
Prince was included in the rock and roll of fame in 2004.
Celebrities have started paying tribute to the legend.