Remains of the legendary singer Prince were cremated in a private ceremony on Saturday, April 23, 2016, in the presence of his close friends and family members.

His body arrived at 2:00 p.m. and the cremation was performed an hour later. His family waited for hours to get the casket containing his ashes.

The cause of death is still unknown, and the result of the autopsy which was conducted on Friday will be out after four weeks.

Prince, aged 57 was found dead in an elevator on his Paisley Park estate on Thursday, April 22, 2016. The news of his demise shocked the entire musical world, and many top-rated Celebrities conveyed their condolences.

According to Police officials, there are no signs of injuries in his body, and there are zero indications that he had killed himself.

Yvette Noel-Schure, Prince's publicist told that the cremation function was blessed with his friends and musicians, and the event of saying Good Bye was private and beautiful. A few of the celebrities spotted at the cremation ceremony were Sheila E, Graham Larry and Prince's sister Tyka Nelson.

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On Saturday night, as a tribute to the deceased singer, rock star Bruce Springsteen opened his concert with 'Purple Rain'. The entire stage was decorated with purple lights, and the audience too sang the song along with Bruce.

In a recent development, many tabloid portals in the United States have reported that Prince's demise was due to Percocet overuse.

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This drug has been used widely as a pain killer.

The fabulous musician was born in 1958, and he first proclaimed his mettle at the age of seven by penning a song. The fame of Prince knew no bounds when he won the Academy Award for his work in 'Purple Rains.' He also starred in it.

His latest album 'HITnRUN Phase One' was released last year to positive acclaim. He has been touring for the past few months, and on last Friday, he ended his innings and went to the eternal world.

At this saddest moment, we also express our deepest condolences on the death of this legendary performer.