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U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

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Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

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‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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Judge in Led Zeppelin copyright case rules out evidence

U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit "Stairway To Heaven" was plagiarized from "Taurus," a 1967 instrumental song by the band Spirit.

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

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Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

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World goes purple in honor of Prince

There's a lot of purple on display as everyone from celebrities to fans to the President of the United States pays tribute to the iconic singer

Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts in Miami, Florida, February 4, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files

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WATCH: 7 of Prince’s biggest pop culture moments

From fashion, to TV, to sports, to names, Prince had an impact on everything.

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TWITTER REACTS: The passing of Prince

The incomparable "Purple Rain" hitmaker died on Thursday at the age of 57.

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Pop music superstar Prince dead at 57

He scored a string of hits, including "Purple Rain," "Little Red Corvette," and "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World," selling over 100 million records during his career, and picking up seven Grammy Awards.

U.S. musician Prince performs on stage at Yas Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi November 14, 2010. REUTERS/Jumana El-Heloueh

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PHOTOS: Prince through the years

The iconic musician passed away on Thursday at the age of 57.

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Adele: Coming to a crib near you

Hits, including "Hello," "Someone Like You," and "Set Fire to the Rain" are all going to be turned into lullabies.

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Jack White slides into baseball business

The former White Stripes frontman has joined forces with professional baseball player Ian Kinsler to co-invest in Warstic, a sporting goods company which designs baseball bats, gear and apparel.

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Pearl Jam, Boston latest bands to cancel shows in North Carolina

U.S. rock bands Pearl Jam and Boston have canceled shows in North Carolina over a new state law they call discriminatory against transgender people.

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The Lumineers’ ‘Cleopatra’ debuts at No. 1

The folk-rock band shot to the top of the U.K. album chart on Friday with its second studio release, and on Sunday, "Cleopatra" gave the stars their first number one on America's Billboard 200 countdown.

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Everybody from Anthrax and Justin Bieber to Willie Nelson and The Weeknd are getting into the action for the eighth annual Record Store Day.

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The characters from Bob Dylan's songs are set to be brought to life in a new drama series.

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Mumford & Sons donate North Carolina gig proceeds to LGBTQ charity

The British rockers have opted to honor their scheduled show in the state, while others, like Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen, have scrapped gigs to protest recently-passed legislation, which forces transgender people to use gender-specific restrooms.

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Vinyl records could be heading back to their glory days

Sales of vinyl records have reached their highest level for 20 years and could be on track to return to the glory days of the Long Player in the late 1980s.

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The Black Keys regret inducting Steve Miller into Rock Hall

Longtime Steve Miller fans Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney took to the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to pay tribute to Miller, but the veteran singer was far from happy with the honor and launched into a scathing rant about the Hall of Fame organizers backstage.

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