Music superstar Prince dies at 57

Music superstar Prince dies at 57

The hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57.
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. He sold more than 100 million records during his career.
Born in 1958, Prince was a prolific writer and performer from a young age – reportedly writing his first song when he was seven.
A singer, songwriter, arranger and multi-instrumentalist, Prince recorded more than 30 albums.