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Prince performing at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2007.

Minnesota governor declares ‘Prince Day’ to mark birthday

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday to be “Prince Day” in Minnesota to mark what would have been his 58th birthday.

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A law-enforcement official says that tests show the music superstar died of an opioid overdose. Prince was found dead at his home on April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Prince’s autopsy shows he died of fentanyl overdose

The report said Prince ‘‘self-administered fentanyl,’’ referring to a synthetic opioid many times more potent than heroin.

Medical examiner: Prince died of fentanyl overdose, accident

Prince died of an accidental overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl, autopsy results released Thursday show.

Prince performing in 2013.

Timeline of key events in last 2 weeks of Prince’s life

A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death, including the day before he died.

Madonna will perform to honor Prince at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

Billboard producer defends choosing Madonna to honor Prince

“It’s going to be very, very intimate and very respectful,” he said.

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Prince was an analog artist in a digital world

His complicated relationship with the Internet, like him, had a dramatic arc and astonishing range.

Madonna will honor Prince at the May 22 show.

Madonna to honor Prince at Billboard Awards

The Material Girl will pay tribute to The Purple One with a live performance at the Billboard Music Awards this month.

Prince in 2007.

Timeline of key events in last 2 weeks of Prince’s life

Authorities are investigating what killed the musician.

People stood outside entertainer Prince's Paisley Park compoud.

Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs, according to warrant

A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death and prescribed him medication, according to the contents of a search warrant.

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015 file photo, Arsenio Hall attends EBONY Magazine's Power 100 Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hall sued Sinead O'Connor for libel on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Los Angeles Superior Court over a Facebook post by the singer in which she accused the comedian of furnishing drugs to Prince, who died on April 21, 2016. Investigators are looking into whether he overdosed. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O’Connor over Prince accusations

The singer wrote on Facebook that the comedian had given the late superstar drugs.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including

DEA, US Attorney’s Office join Prince investigation

A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation has said investigators are looking into whether the superstar died from an overdose.

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Prince was set to meet a doctor regarding his addiction to painkillers.

Prince had arranged to meet with addiction doctor before death

The doctor’s son was dispatched to Minnesota and was one of three people to find Prince unresponsive in an elevator.

U.S. musician Prince performs at the Hop Farm Festival near Paddock Wood, southern England July 3, 2011. The body of music superstar Prince was found one day before a doctor was to meet him to help end an addiction to painkillers, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported May 4, 2016, citing the doctor's lawyer. REUTERS/Olivia Harris/File Photo

Addiction doctor had never met Prince before star died, lawyer says

Neither the doctor nor his son met or spoke with the musician.

Retired farmer Gene Hanson plowed the football-size symbol of Prince in a corn field in Edgeley, N.D.

North Dakota man plows Prince’s symbol in farm field

A retiree in a tiny community in North Dakota has paid tribute to Prince in perhaps the most unique way a farmer can.

epa05270796 An archive handout image made avialable on 21 April 2016 shows US musician Prince performing on the Stravinski Hall stage during the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, 14 July 2013. According to media reports, Prince died on 21 April 2016 at his Paisley Park residence in Minnesota, USA, at the age of 57. EPA/MARC DUCREST/MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL / HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT MARC DUCREST/MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Prince’s estate gets special administrator

A Minnesota judge has confirmed the appointment of a special administrator to oversee the settlement of the superstar’s estate.

Prince performed in Las Vegas in 2013.

Prince fought throat, stomach pains in his final months

The rock star began asking for meals that were easier to digest, his longtime chef said.

Helen Mirren arrived at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Helen Mirren brings piece of Prince to correspondents’ dinner

At the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Mirren proved herself to be an international treasure — according to the internet.

FILE - In this May 19, 2013, file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets for what turned out to be Prince's last concert, in Atlanta, went on sale just eight days before he was scheduled to play and sold out almost instantly. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Investigators consider overdose in Prince’s death

Authorities are also looking into whether a doctor was prescribing the superstar drugs in the weeks before he died, an official said.

A sheriff's car leaves Paisley Park, U.S. music superstar Prince's estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota April 21, 2016. Authorities in Minnesota obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings secret, documents showed Thursday. REUTERS/Craig Lassig/File photo

Four calls from Prince estate before artist’s death were classified as medical

Officials released a five-year summary of calls to police from the superstar’s Minn. compound.

Prince died April 21. Autopsy results aren’t expected for three to four weeks.

Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene, reports say

Several news organizations are reporting that prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home.

Prince had a famous work ethic and a penchant for recording at all hours of the day.

Prince reportedly didn’t sleep for 6 days before his death

Those close to the musician have remarked on his ability to get by on very few winks.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including

Prince apparently did not leave a will

Prince’s sister has filed paperwork asking a Minneapolis court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including

Prince apparently did not leave behind a will

Prince’s sister has filed paperwork asking a Minneapolis court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate.

Prince performing during the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 2013.

Sales of Prince songs, albums spike after superstar’s death

According to Nielsen Music, in the three days following his death there were 2.3 million Prince song sales, including nearly 1 million on Thursday.

Bruce Springsteen (left) and Steven Van Zandt performed in concert with the E Street Band last week.

The Boss pays tribute to Prince

Bruce Springsteen opened a live set over the weekend by covering one of Prince’s classics.

Flower are placed around musician Prince's star in a makeshift memorial on the sidewalk outside of the Warner Theatre in Washington, Friday, April 22, 2016. The pop star died Thursday at age 57. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

‘Saturday Night Live’ airs Prince tribute with never-before-seen video

This week’s “SNL” aired a tribute to Prince that included rare video of the pop superstar.

A message left by a fan to music legend Prince, at the First Avenue club where he started his music career in Minneapolis.

Prince’s remains cremated, service held, publicist says

Prince’s publicist says the music superstar has been cremated and celebrated in a private ceremony by a small group of family, friends and musicians.

A fan left a message on Saturday beside the growing memorial outside Prince’s Paisley Park studio compound.

‘He was family’: Music star Prince stayed home in Minnesota

Bob Dylan left Minnesota, but Prince never did.

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Prince’s death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest in New Orleans

The event, set for Monday, will include mourners clad in purple, marching bands, and a release of white doves.

Messages were left by fans outside the Paisley Park residential compound of music legend Prince.

No signs of trauma on Prince’s body; suicide isn’t suspected

There were no signs of trauma on Prince’s body when he was found at his home and suicide isn’t suspected in the musician’s death.

Prince performing at the Worcester Centrum in 1988.

Prince could also be classy(ish) and deep, and these lyrics prove it

We know that Prince sang a lot of really explicit songs about sex, but he could also be philosophical, fatalistic, and deep.

epa05270796 An archive handout image made avialable on 21 April 2016 shows US musician Prince performing on the Stravinski Hall stage during the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, 14 July 2013. According to media reports, Prince died on 21 April 2016 at his Paisley Park residence in Minnesota, USA, at the age of 57. EPA/MARC DUCREST/MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL / HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT MARC DUCREST/MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Transcript of Prince 911 call: ‘We have a person down, not breathing’

A transcript of the 911 call from Prince’s Minn. compound was released.

FILE Ñ Prince performs in the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI in Miami Gardens, Fla., Feb. 4, 2007. Prince Rogers Nelson, the singularly flamboyant and prolific songwriter and performer whose decades of music Ñ 39 albums in all Ñ transcended and remade genres from funk and rock to R&B, died on April at Paisley Park, his recording studio and estate outside Minneapolis on April 21, 2016. He was 57. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Prince autopsy begins to determine cause of death

Authorities say it could take days or even weeks before the public learns the cause of the music icon’s death.

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Prince’s iconic, purple reign of genius

To stunned fans, our world will forever feel incomplete without Prince.

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Celebrities react with anguish to death of Prince at 57

Musicians, actors and others reacted to the death of music great Prince with shock and anguish Thursday. Here are some of their reactions:

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The halftime show has become one of the year's top cultural moments, so anticipated that it is commonly seen by more people than the game itself. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Pop superstar Prince dies at 57

Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era, was found dead at his home.

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including

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A groundbreaking artist, Prince astonished right to the end

There was never a time, not even a passing moment, that Prince didn’t matter.

Prince performed with Tom Petty and others at a 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The night Prince’s guitar stole the show at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Prince blew away the crowd — and a star-studded band onstage — with his blazing solo on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” at George Harrison’s posthumous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

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In Prince’s memory, purple shined on Zakim Bridge

The bridge was one of several sites around the world to honor the music icon with his signature color.

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Opinion | Matthew Bernstein

The expansive artistry of Prince

It’s nearly impossible to imagine Prince ever thinking, “this will be a crossover hit.” Boundaries were beside the point.

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It’s not just Prince: An uncanny number of pop stars die in their mid-50s

The circumstances of his death aren’t currently known, but famous musicians have a tendency to die young.

Photos: Prince performing in Worcester in 1980s

Iconic singer Prince, who died at the age of 57, performed in Worcester in the 1980s.

Prince at the Worcester Centrum in Worcester, Mass., on March 27, 1985.

Sales of Prince’s music soar after news of death

Three of his songs — ‘‘Purple Rain,’’ “Little Red Corvette,” and ‘‘When Doves Cry,’’ — surged to 7th, 9th and 10th on iTunes’ Top Songs chart.

Archive Music Review | Aug. 8, 2004

Prince proves he’s still got the look

During his 30-minute unplugged set, Prince rolled out and reinvented old favorites with tunes that became audience sing-alongs.

Prince performed at the Worcester Centrum on October 20, 1988.

Archive Music Review | Oct. 21, 1988

Prince puts on a royal show at Centrum

Prince pulled out all the stops during a 2 1/2-hour knockout that crossed Broadway theatrics with the gleeful buoyancy of “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Reaction to legendary musician Prince’s death

Celebrities and fans alike expressed disbelief and sadness over the music icon’s passing.

Prince performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2007.

Remembering Prince’s greatest songs and performances

In memory of the legendary performer, here are highlights from the artist’s catalog.