Fans across the world are reacting to shocking news this Thursday: International superstar and musical icon Prince has died. he was 57.
Prince reportedly died at his home in Minneapolis this morning. A cause of death is not immediately known but Prince had suffered a widely reported health setback earlier in the month, forcing him to cancel a concert in Atlanta. He would later perform the show on another date, and let the crowd know he was not 100% but was doing better.
It was reported at the time that Prince had been coping with the flu.
Prince’s former protegé and ex-girlfriend Vanity passed away in February of this year.
Prince has won seven Grammy Awards, and has earned 30 nominations. Five of his singles have topped the charts and 14 other songs hit the Top 10. He won an Oscar for the original song score to the classic film “Purple Rain.”