Music Icon Prince Dies At 57 22nd April 2016 news By now you would have already heard that legendary musician Prince Rogers Nelson has passed away at the age of 57. Prince reportedly died on Thursday morning at his home. The artist’s publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, said in a statement that he died at his Paisley Park residence in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Earlier reports indicated that the music icon was sick with the flu earlier this month and was even rushed to a hospital after his plane made an emergency landing. No cause of death was immediately announced, but the entire music industry is in grief after hearing the shocking news.