Beloved by millions, music icon Prince had an incredible life. RadarOnline.com takes a look back.
Music icon Prince, 57, has died at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.
Paramedics and police were called to the home at 9:53 a.m. Thursday morning.
Just a few days ago, on April 15, the singer – whose full name is Prince Rogers Nelson – was admitted to the hospital for flu-like symptoms.
While on a private jet, the crew was forced to make an emergency landing for the medical crisis.
He persevered and performed a concert the next day to reassure fans. At the time his camp claimed he was fighting off the flu.
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On Saturday, Prince made a surprise appearance at a Minnesota dance party. It is believed to be his final performance.
Prince became a world famous pop sensation in 1982 after his album "1999" was released.
He went on to receive 7 Grammys for his many chart-topping hits.
The pop star was also inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
Prince was born in Minnesota in 1958 and discovered his love for music at the early age of 7.
Once the news of his death broke, tributes from fellow celebrities started to surface on social media almost immediately.
"Omg..... RIP Prince," Demi Lovato tweeted. "And just like that....the world lost a lot of magic," singer Katy Perry shared.