Legendary musician Prince has died at the age of 57. The cause of death is not yet known.
Carver County Sheriff’s Department in Chanhassen, MN just confirmed that there had been a fatality. In addition, A forensics team and a medical examiner are at the scene.
Prince, 57, was hospitalized six days ago with flu symptoms.
As Yahoo News explains:
He went on to churn out a ton of hits – and racking up 7 Grammys in the process. He also performed at the Super Bowl in 2007 … in one of the greatest live performances of all time.
He also sold more than 100 million records during his career … and the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for Purple Rain in 1985.
Prince was married two times – the first time to his backup dancer Mayte Garcia. They split in 2000. He then married Manuela Testolini … but they split in 2006.
Quiet scene, but something is happening at Prince's studio. Deputy vehicles coming in and out. pic.twitter.com/L5C3kkV6Fj
— Kelcey Carlson (@KelceyFox9) April 21, 2016
RIP Little Red Corvette… Bowie and Prince in the same year…jeez
— Jesse Smith (@jesse_smith29) April 21, 2016
What a sad day for the music industry, Prince was an innovator and a true music legend. #RIPPrince
— Shady Music Facts (@musicnews_shade) April 21, 2016
Let us pray for Prince’s family during this difficult time.