Breaking news: Prince has died, aged 57

Breaking news: Prince has died, aged 57

Tributes pour in for the musician

Text: Shannon Wylie

Legendary musician Prince has been found dead following a battle with the flu. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the breaking news...

Last week, Prince Rogers Nilsson was admitted to hospital with suspected influenza, leading to the American musician cancelling several concerts. Today, he was found dead in his home in Minnesota. 

The news has shocked the music industry with numerous messages being posted to Twitter from musicians including Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake and Nick Jonas. Prince's career spanned 35 years, 39 albums, and his musical movie Purple Rain, which was released in 1984, is considered to be one of the most influential of all time.

Police are currently investigating the cause of death.

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