Prince: In pictures ...

Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California in 1985 at the height of his Purple Rain fame. Photo / AP
Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California in 1985 at the height of his Purple Rain fame. Photo / AP

Prince's music career spanned 40 years, during which he sold more than 100 million records, won seven Grammys and also grabbed an Oscar for Best Original Song Score for Purple Rain.

The singer was renowned for his flamboyant style and originality.

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