USA TODAY: The pop singer and musician Prince died yesterday at his Paisley Park compound.
Carver County Police confirmed via Twitter that deputies were called to the scene Thursday morning to investigate a death but would not release the name of the deceased until the next of kin was notified.
Prince, a 2004 Rock Hall of Fame inductee, won multiple Grammys. He also won a best-original-song Oscar for Purple Rain in 1985. His long list of hit songs includes 1999, Little Red Corvette,When Doves Cry, Let’s Go Crazy and Kiss.