TMZ is reporting that Price has died, he was 57 years old. His body was discovered this morning in his Paisley Park home.
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Prince’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning.
The singer — full name Prince Rogers Nelson — had a medical emergency on April 15th that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing in Illinois. But he appeared at a concert the next day to assure his fans he was okay. His people told TMZ he was battling the flu.
Prince rose to fame in 1982 after the release of his album “1999.” He won seven Grammy’s, performed in the Super Bowl in 2007, which is considered one of the greatest Super Bowl performances of all-time.
He won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for “Purple Rain” in 1985.