What achievements does Prince have for his entire career? Why was he so famous among the public? Read the facts from life of the legendary musician.
On Thursday the police received a call to residence of Paisley Park where Prince Rogers Nelson, who is better known under a scenic pseudonym of Prince, lived. Police officers reported about a death at once, but didn't say that it was the owner of house. It became known later. The reasons of Prince death didn't appear yet. The police have only started investigation.
Prince was born in 1958 and was interested in music already in childhood. He played in school groups, but began solo career soon. The singer has signed the contract with Warner Bros and in 1978 let out his debut album 'For You', for which he has written all the songs and musical parts, having played on 27 instruments. The second album called ‘Prince’ was released particularly at once. In 1980 he created ‘Dirty Mind’, and in 1981 — ‘1999’, which was sold in amount of 3 million copies. The header song from this album became his first single, which has got to charts outside the USA. In total, in five years after beginning of career, he was already famous.
Prince had 32 nominations on 'Grammy'. He has won seven of them. Two of his albums ('1999' and 'Purple Rain') are included in the Hall of Glory. For 12 times he was nominated for MTV Video Award, and he won this prize four times.
He had absolutely unforgettable image. Prince was small, only 157 centimeters in height, he stepped on the stage in brilliant and bright clothes and high-heeled. The singer created real shows.
By the end of 80th, Prince has achieved practically all he could only dream of. And he began to experiment.
Prince was demanded very much and wanted to bring his creativity to public. That's why in 37 years of active career he has made 28 tours. The last of them, Hit and Run Tour has taken one and half years and included 39 concerts in Europe and North America. For his entire career Prince released 39 studio albums, including four with live performances. He wrote songs in such genres as R&B, pop, jazz, funk and rock. In total, the singer has sold over 100 million records.