Prince Rogers Nelson, the Music Legend Passed Away [ Current Affairs ]

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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.

Image of Prince Rogers Nelson

Image of Prince Rogers Nelson

Prince Rogers Nelson a music legend from America

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:
  1. He won seven Grammy Awards.
  2. He also honoured with aGolden Globe Award and an Academy Award.
  3. He was also ranked at number 27 in the list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone.
  4. He also won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “The Song of the Heart” from George Miller’sHappy Feet.
  5. For the song ‘Purple rain’, he won the Best original Song Score award in 1985.
  6. In 1996, he won the award of Best International Male.

- Published on: April 25, 2016