Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park estate earlier on Thursday, US media reported. An investigation is now under way.
Prince became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O’ the Times.
His innovative music spanned rock, funk, and jazz, and selling more than 100 million records during his career.
Prince is a music legend. He wrote and sang. He played multiple instruments, but was especially known for his proficiency with a guitar. He created an unmistakable sound that was purely his own.
Those songs vary wildly, featuring different tempos, riffs, and crazy textures. They represent different combinations of many kinds of genres, and they’re a testament to his musical genius.
For his music, Prince won seven Grammys and received numerous nominations, including an Album of the Year nomination for Purple Rain.
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.
Prior to his most recent appearance however, Prince had cancelled two shows due to health concerns.