Prince Rogers Nelson, the Music Legend Passed Away [ Current Affairs ]
A singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor Prince Rogers Nelson was passed away on 21st April 2016 at Chanhassen of Minnesota, United States at the age of 57 years.
About Prince Rogers Nelson:
- Prince Rogers Nelson was born on 7th June 1958.
- He was a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor from America.
- He was also a musical innovator and known for his flamboyant stage presence, eclectic work, expensive dress and makeup and wide vocal range.
- He has sold over 100 million records of music in worldwide which made him one of thebest-selling artists of all time.
- He had written his first song at age seven.
- His first album ‘For You’ was launched in 1978.
- About his achievements:
- He won seven Grammy Awards.
- He also honoured with aGolden Globe Award and an Academy Award.
- He was also ranked at number 27 in the list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone.
- He also won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “The Song of the Heart” from George Miller’sHappy Feet.
- For the song ‘Purple rain’, he won the Best original Song Score award in 1985.
- In 1996, he won the award of Best International Male.
- Published on: April 25, 2016