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Prince Dead at 57

The singer was reportedly advised to stay in the hospital for 24 hours, but left after just three when his request for a private room was rejected.

First Avenue nightclub owner Dayna Frank said the venue had made a decision to hold an all-night dance party in his honour, which would give people a place to share their emotions and celebrate Prince.

Prince fans embrace by a makeshift memorial outside Paisley Park, the home of the singer, in Chanhassen, Minnesota (AP) Prince who has died at the age of 57.

A flu-ridden Prince got out of his sick bed to deliver this spine-tingling rendition of Purple Rain, in Atlanta last week.

A photo taken of Prince during his last public appearance.

Hundreds of people braved the rain to mourn and celebrate the life and work of the music icon - and his sister, Tyka Nelson, came outside to tell the crowd: "He loved all of you".

Prince died Thursday at his home in suburban Minneapolis.

Police have confirmed his death is not suspicious. As one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time, Prince did it all.

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TMZ has obtained audio of the emergency dispatch call, which reveals authorities were alerted to a situation with a "male down, not breathing". His representatives claimed the sudden landing was because Prince was battling the flu, but the website report it was unusual that his plane was only 48 minutes from home before its emergency stop.

On Friday April 15 he was hospitalised after falling ill during a flight and was forced to cancel two gigs because of the illness.

His 1982 album "1999" proved his breakout work, and the one that brought him global acclaim.

He went on to churn out a ton of hits - and racking up 7 Grammys in the process. Pictured: Prince performs during the Super Bowl XLI halftime in Miami in 2007.

He won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Prince's health may not have been as great as he wanted fans to believe. They split in 2000.

"Please tell me this is not happening" the singer tweeted.

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