"We are not releasing any information regarding the identity of the person who died until next of kin is notified," Kamerud said.
Earlier this month, Prince said he wasn't feeling well, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution
, and canceled at least one concert in the city. Some days later, he took the stage in Atlanta to perform. After that concert, the singer's plane made an emergency landing, the singer's spokesperson Yvette Noel-Schure told CNN. At the time she said, "He is fine and at home."
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."
The singer's predilection for lavishly kinky story-songs earned him the nickname, His Royal Badness. He is also known as the "Purple One" because of his colorful fashions.
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Someone has died at Prince's estate in Minnesota.
Authorities responded to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park studio on Thursday morning. The Carver County Sheriff's department in Chanhassen, Minnesota says there has been a fatality, and they're notifying next of kin.
According to the Sheriff's dept ... deputies responded to Paisley Park at 9:43 AM.
Prince was briefly hospitalized in Moline, IL. His private jet made an emergency landing there after 1 AM Friday.
His people told us the 57-year-old had been battling a bad bout of flu.