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Inside Prince's private faith

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world knew Prince as a pop star with a flamboyant, larger-than-life stage presence, overtly sexual songs and videos and gifted musical genius. But at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, St. Louis Park congregation, Prince was just an understated man in a simple black suit.<p>"He was …

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Prince Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here is a look at the life of Prince, a multitalented entertainer famed for his eclectic sound, glittery wardrobe and provocative lyrics.<p><b>Personal:</b><b><br>Birth date:</b> June 7, 1958<p><b>Death date:</b> April 21, 2016<p><b>Birth place:</b> Minneapolis, Minnesota<p><b>Birth name:</b> Prince Rogers Nelson<p><b>Father:</b> John Nelson, jazz …

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Obama Mourns Prince's Death: "The World Lost a Creative Icon"

President Barack Obama released a statement remembering Prince, who died Thursday morning at 57.<p>“Today, the world lost a creative icon. Michelle and …

Prince broke all the rules of fashion, and damn did he look good

A retrospective of the late artist through his famously striking public attire.<p>A retrospective of the late artist through his famously striking public attire.<p>Was there ever a male performer more enamored with ruffles — or lace or velvet — than Prince?<p>He wore it all beautifully, seductively and …

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Prince dead: Alicia Keys remembers Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony

Alicia Keys penned an emotional tribute on her website to the late Prince, who died at 57 on Thursday morning, calling him “a gift, a genius, and a …

My Moment With Prince

One night in the late ’90s, I went to a party at a Manhattan nightclub to celebrate the release of <i>Emancipation</i>, a three-hour album by the artist formerly known as Prince, then known as a symbol, then as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, and finally as Prince again. There was a memorable moment …

Prince, superstar and pioneer of American music, dies aged 57

Purple Rain singer whose sprawling career spanned decades and genres dies at his Paisley Park recording studio in his home state of Minnesota<p>Live blog: tributes and reaction to the death of one of music’s greats<p>The unique and endlessly creative artist Prince has died at his Paisley Park home, …

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Stars react to Prince's death: 'A world less funky. I don't want to believe it'

Twitter SDK Facebook JSDK<p>Reaction to Prince's death Thursday at age 57 welled up almost instantly as word began to spread: Please, don't let it be true.<p>Then confirmation came, and the breadth of Prince's appeal was reflected in the diverse scope of famous folks expressing their sadness.<p><b>FULL</b> …

Lawmakers mourn, remember music icon Prince

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The President, governors, senators and other politicians took to social media Thursday to express their grief following the death of music icon Prince.<p>Prince was known for legendary 1980s singles, pioneering "the Minneapolis sound" and taking on the music industry in his fight …

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Fans mourn Prince at Paisley Park

The legendary musician Prince has died at the age of 57, leaving fans to mourn outside Paisley Park, the singer’s studio and estate in Chanhassen, …

Frank Ocean Penned a Stunning Tribute to Prince on His Tumblr

When the world thought that Frank Ocean's album drop was imminent in July, the question was everywhere: What will it take to bring Frank Ocean out of …

Prince's style was as flashy and compelling as his music

Influential musician Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, broke through the music scene in the late 1970's. He gave the world unforgettable hit songs like "When Doves Cry", "Kiss", "Let's Go Crazy", “Tonight I’m gonna party like it’s 1999” and many more. The singer and songwriter was found dead …

Remembering Prince, an Enigmatic Genius Who Owned It. . . Literally

A pop renaissance man of unmatched talent, Prince was obsessed with ownership of his work—and why shouldn’t he have been?<p>Passionate. Principled. Those are two of the words that music mogul Irving Azoff and I just said to each other in describing Prince and this incredible loss. But also, to me, he …

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Prince, hugely inventive, influential musician, dead at 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown …

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Prince's movie legacy: Will there ever be another like 'Purple Rain'?

It feels strange to write an item about The Kid on the day he died. But Prince was in many ways about immortality -- his music was timeless, his face never seemed to age -- so perhaps there's something apt about it too.<p>The Kid was, of course, the character Prince played in his 1984 musical-drama …

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How the music world is responding to Prince’s death

The death of a legend<p>This afternoon the musical world was rocked by the sudden death of the legendary artist Prince, who passed at age 57. Prince was one of the most influential artists of his generation, both musically and because of how he handled his business in the music industry.<p>Over the last …

59 Things U Might Not Know About Prince

Prince is not a woman, not a man, and something U will never understand. And other surprising facts.<p>1. Prince wrote his first song at the age of 7, and it was called "Funk Machine."<p>2. He danced on stage with James Brown when was 10. "My stepdad put me on stage with him and I danced a bit until the …

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6 Fascinating Facts About Prince You Didn't Know

Prince, the legendary recording artist, died Wednesday in Minneapolis at his Paisley Park home, according to his publicist. He was 57. Here, TIME has …

‘Dearly Inebriated’: The Story Behind One of Prince’s Last Great Performances at the ‘SNL40’ After-Party

The night Prince blew Hollywood’s—and New York City’s—mind. RIP.<p>For decades, Prince was one of the greatest musical artists on the planet. But one …

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'This Can't Be Real': Fans, Celebrities Mourn Prince's Death

Tributes to Prince poured in Thursday after his publicist confirmed the prolific pop singer, whose superstardom spanned more than three decades, had died.<p>"He was someone who combined not just rock and roll and R&B and funk, but he combined the traditions of protest music with dance music," Joe …

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Prince Dead at 57: Iconic Singer Dies at Paisley Park Home

brightcove.createExperiences(); Prince, iconic singer-songwriter and seven-time Grammy winner, has died. He was 57.<p>He was found unresponsive in an …

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Prince the Immortal

The rock star, dead at 57, lived such a blazingly distinctive life as preparation for the day that has now arrived.<p>“I don’t wanna die / I’d rather dance my life away,” Prince sang on “1999,” a line that can’t help but be considered in light of the shocking news of his death at age 57. There were a …

7 Songs That Prove Prince’s Genius Wasn’t Confined to His Own Work

From Sinead O’Connor, Stevie Nicks, and more.<p>Since the news broke that Prince died Thursday at the age of 57, the tributes have started pouring in from every corner of show business: obituaries have honored his skill as both a musician and as a performer; his fellow artists have honored him with a …

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Prince: A Life in Pictures

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Sheriff: Prince found unresponsive in elevator, CPR failed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince was unresponsive in an elevator when the musician was found by sheriff's deputies who had been called to his suburban …

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Prince's Twitter icon becomes an instant tribute after his death

If you haven’t heard today’s bad news, music icon Prince has passed away today at age 57.<p>While details are still forthcoming, it didn’t take long for Twitter to mourn the legendary artist’s passing. Needless to say, it’s been an outpouring of emotions as fans everywhere express their …

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