A post-mortem is set to be conducted on the body of superstar Prince, who died suddenly in his Minnesota home on Thursday, at the age of 57.
The police found the legendary musician being unresponsive in a lift at the building, while the paramedics were unable to revive him.
Tributes to the musician have been posed all over the world for the enigmatic musician who has over 100m records sold under his name.
In America, fans gathered to sing and dance to his tunes.
Buildings in Las Vegas, Australia and Melbourne were turned purple – the favorite color for Prince.
Prince’s innovative music spanned rock, funk and jazz, and he was at his peak in the 1980s with albums like Purple Rain, 1999 and Sign O’ The Times.
During the last Friday, the musician was rushed to a hospital in Illinois on his way from a concert in Georgia. He got treatment and was released a few hours later.
Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office said that the post-mortem would be done but added that it may take some days or weeks for the results to be out.
In his tribute, President Barack Obama said that the world had lost a creative icon.
U2’s Bono is among the many stars who have sent tributes: “I never met Mozart, I never met Duke Ellington or Charlie Parker I never met Elvis But I met Prince,” he tweet, with a picture of the lyrics to Prince’s song The Cross.
Film director and a friend to Prince, Spike Lee, organized an improvised party in Brooklyn, New York, and called on the fans to celebrate the life of the late music icon.