Prince Rogers Nelson (Mineápolis, Minesota; 7 de junio de 1958-Chanhassen, Minesota; 21 de abril de 2016), conocido simplemente como Prince, fue un cantante, compositor, bailarín, y músico estadounidense, conocido por su ecléctico trabajo, su extravagante puesta en escena, vestuario y aspecto; su vida llena de controversias y su amplio registro vocal, virtuoso de la guitarra.
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Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson, on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father was John Lewis Nelson who was a Jazz singer-songwriter. His mother was Mattie Della Shaw. His family was from Louisiana. His ancestry was 60% white and 40% African American with a little bit of Native American ancestry. He had epilepsy when he was younger. His sister was Tyka nelson. He played basketballwhen he was in high school.
Prince released his first single, "Soft and Wet", in 1978. It reached number 92 in the Billboard100. In 1979 "I Wanna Be Your Lover" was number one for two weeks in the American R&B singles chart. Prince released his third album Dirty Mind in 1980. Rolling Stonegave the album four and a half stars. In 1982 Prince released his fifth album 1999. "Little Red Corvette" was released as the second single. Prince had his first number one single, "When Doves Cry", in 1984. The single he released after that, "Let's Go Crazy", also reached number one. In 1985 Around the World in a Day was released. The album's first single "Raspberry Beret" reached number two in the Billboard 100. Prince's next number one "Kiss" was in 1986. It won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. "U Got the Look" was released in 1987. It reached number two in the Billboard100. In 1990 Sinead O'Connor reached number one with her cover of Prince's song "Nothing Compares 2 U". Prince was a...
Over the years Prince was romantically linked with many celebrities. These include Jeranique, Madonna, Vanity, Sheila E., Carmen Electra, Susanna Hoffs, Anna Fantastic, Sherilyn Fenn, and Susan Moonsie of Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6. Prince was engaged to Jeranique Swingin 1985. He married his backup singer and dancer, Mayte Garcia, on Valentine's Day, 1996. They had a son, amiir (born October 16, 1996). He was born with Pfeiffer syndrome and died a week after birth. Prince and Mayte divorced in 1999. In 2001, Prince married Manuela Testolini in a private ceremony. Testolini filed for divorce in May 2006. He had been in a relationship with Bria Valentefrom 2007. Prince became a member of the Jehovah's Witnessesin 2001.
Prince postponed two performances from his Piano & A Microphone Tour on April 7, 2016, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that he was "battling the flu". He performed that Atlanta concert on Thursday, April 15, even though he had still not been feeling well. On April 15, 2016, while on tour, his private plane made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois. He was later admitted to hospital with flu-like symptoms. Early reports said his health was fine. Prince was found dead at his home in Paisley Park recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21, 2016. He was aged 57. Six days before his death, Prince was treated for a drug overdose. He was treated for dehydration and walking pneumonia shortly before his death. His autopsy was performed the next day on April 22. Afterwards, his remains were cremated. Their location will be kept private. Toxicology tests showed that he died of an overdose of fentanyl, an opioid painkiller.
Studio albums The New Power Generation albums 1. Goldnigga(1993) 2. Exodus(1995) 3. Newpower Soul(1998)
Prince won an Academy Award in 1985 for his song "Purple Rain".
Earning 33 nominations, Prince has won seven Grammys. He also has had two albums − 1999 and Purple Rain − awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award.
MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Awards(VMAs) is an award show by cable network MTV to honor the top music videos of the year. It was first held in September of 1984. It was to be an alternative to the Grammy Awards in the video category. Prince has won four awards from twelve nominations throughout his career.Quotations related to Prince (musician)at WikiquotePrince on IMDbPrince at AllMusicPrince: chart history Archived 2018-06-24 at the Wayback Machine at Billboard.com
Prince (Prince Roger Nelson; Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1958 - Chanhassen, id., 2016) Cantante y compositor estadounidense. Fue el gran renovador de la música negra de su país durante la década de 1980, con grabaciones tan famosas como Purple rain (1984) y Sign o’ the times (1987), en las cuales combinó el funk con la psicodelia y el pop.
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