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Published 22/04/2016

US President Barack Obama speaks during the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union.
US President Barack Obama speaks during the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama takes questions from the audience as he speaks at 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama speaks at 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama speaks at the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama speaks at the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama speaks at the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: US President Barack Obama speaks at the 'Town Hall' discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they visited HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle yesterday and later had dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama also visited 10 Downing and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama gives a speech in central London on April 23, 2016. Pic Getty Images
US President Barack Obama gives a speech in central London on April 23, 2016. Pic Getty Images
David Cameron greets Barack Obama at Downing Street in London on April, 22, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) shake hands at the end of a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Prime Minster David Cameron (left) welcomes US President Barack Obama to Downing Street in London, ahead of a bilateral meeting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
US President Barack Obama (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) give a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama arrives at Downing Street in London, ahead of a bilateral meeting with Prime Minster David Cameron. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama leave 10 Downing Street in London, to attend a joint press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
US President Barack Obama (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) arrive for a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
RETRANSMITTING CORRECTING PRESS CONFERENCE LOCATION CORRECT CAPTION BELOW Prime Minister David Cameron (right) with US President Barack Obama leave 10 Downing Street, London, following a bilateral meeting, as they walk to a joint press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Peter Nicholls/PA Wire
RETRANSMITTING CORRECTING PRESS CONFERENCE LOCATION CORRECT CAPTION BELOW Prime Minister David Cameron (left) with US President Barack Obama leave 10 Downing Street, London, following a bilateral meeting, as they walk to a joint press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Peter Nicholls/PA Wire
US President Barack Obama (L) talks during a press conference with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and US President Barack Obama (R) emerge from 10 Downing Street and walk together toward the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for a press conference following their talks in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's poisonous European Union membership debate Friday, arguing strongly against a "Brexit" as he kicked off a visit to the UK. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama speaking at a joint press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, following a bilateral meeting in Downing Street, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Ben Stansall/PA Wire
US President Barack Obama (L) speaks during a press conference with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Handout photo issued by Subway of Mayor of London Boris Johnson during a visit to Uxbridge's Subway shop. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. Speaking outside the shop, Johnson defended his attack on the "part-Kenyan" President Barack Obama, saying he did not imply the US leader was anti-British. See PA story POLITICS EU Johnson. Photo credit should read: Subway/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Prime Minster David Cameron (left) walks with US President Barack Obama, as Mr Obama leaves 10 Downing Street, London, following a bilateral meeting and joint press conference in number 10. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Peter Nicholls/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and US President Barack Obama leave Downing Street after their meeting on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Peter Nicholls - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
A journalist uses a tablet to record US President Barack Obama and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron at a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on April, 22, 2016 following a meeting at Downing Street. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Prime Minster David Cameron (left) walks with US President Barack Obama, as Mr Obama leaves 10 Downing Street, London, following a bilateral meeting and joint press conference in number 10. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Peter Nicholls/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The President of The United States, Barack Obama, leaves 10 Downing Street in his motorcade after visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
The motorcade carrying the President of the United States Barack Obama, driving through Marylebone, London, on its way to Downing Street. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITCS Obama. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
The motorcade carrying the President of the United States Barack Obama, driving through Marylebone, London, on its way to Downing Street. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITCS Obama. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
The motorcade carrying the President of the United States Barack Obama, driving through Marylebone, London, on its way to Downing Street. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITCS Obama. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh wait to greet US President Barack Obama and his wife First Lady Michelle Obama upon landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Jack Hill - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: US President Barack Obama and his wife First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Jack Hill - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: US President Barack Obama and his wife First Lady Michelle Obama arrive by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Jack Hill - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: US President Barack Obama and his wife First Lady Michelle Obama arrive by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Jack Hill - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
A souvenir shop decorated with the US and British Union Flag is seen before the visit by the US president Barack Obama and his wife US First Lady Michelle Obama to Windsor Castle in Windsor on April 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's poisonous European Union membership debate Friday, arguing strongly against a "Brexit" as he kicked off a visit to the UK. / AFP PHOTO / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVASDANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Political artist and painter Kaya Mar holds a painting outside downing st during the visit of President Barack Obama to meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and US President Barack Obama (L) speak at the beginning of a meeting in 10 Downing Street in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER NICHOLLSPETER NICHOLLS/AFP/Getty Images
British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and US President Barack Obama (R) turn to go inside 10 Downing Street for talks in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the media take photographs as the motorcade escorting US President Barack Obama arrives in Downing Street in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and US President Barack Obama (2L) wave from the step of 10 Downing Street as Obama arrives for talks in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
The motorcade escorting US President Barack Obama arrives in Downing Street in central London on April, 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Security overlooking Downing Street as Prime Minster David Cameron welcomes US President Barack Obama to Downing Street, London, ahead of a bilateral meeting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire
Photographers in the press pen as Prime Minster David Cameron welcomes US President Barack Obama to Downing Street, London, ahead of a bilateral meeting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Police guard the road as the President of The United States, Barack Obama, arrives in his motorcade at Whitehall to visit British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
The red carpet is prepared before Prime Minster David Cameron welcomes US President Barack Obama to Downing Street, London, ahead of a bilateral meeting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The President of The United States, Barack Obama, arrives in his motorcade at Whitehall to visit British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: President Obama arrives in Downing Street on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
The Presidential Cadillac known as The Beast carrying US President Barack Obama enters Downing Street, London as the President arrives for a bilateral meeting with Prime Minster David Cameron at number 10. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Obama. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The Presidential Marine 1 helicopter departs Windsor Castle on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The Presidential Marine 1 helicopter departs Windsor Castle on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2nd L) and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) greet US President Barack Obama (R) after he and his wife Michelle arrived by helicopter outside Windsor Castle, west of London, on April 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The US Presidential Cadillac stands in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle, after the arrival by helicopter of the President and First Lady of the United States, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, for a private lunch at Windsor Castle hosted by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) drives US President Barack Obama (2L), US First Lady Michelle Obama (2R) and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (R) from the helicopter into Windsor Castle after the Obama's arrived for a private lunch in Windsor, southern England, on April, 22, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / GEOFF PUGHGEOFF PUGH/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama (2R) and his wife US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) are greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, (L) after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch in Windsor, southern England, on April, 22, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / ALASTAIR GRANTALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (2nd L) prepare to greet US President Barack Obama (2nd R) and his wife Michelle (R) after they landed by helicopter outside Windsor Castle, west of London, on April 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (3rd R) and US President Barack Obama (C) and his wife Michelle (R) walk to a waiting car after the Obama's landed by helicopter outside Windsor Castle, west of London, on April 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
US President Barack Obama (2R) and his wife US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) are greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, (L) after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch in Windsor, southern England, on April, 22, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Alastair GrantALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Queen Elizabeth II (L) stands with US President Barack Obama and First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Marine One, carrying US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, lands outside Windsor Castle, west of London, on April 22, 2016, as they prepare to meet with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WatsonJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: The motorcade carrying US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at Windsor Castle ahead of a lunch with Queen Elizabeth II on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Queen Elizabeth II gets into a car as US President Barack Obama looks on after he landed by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Alastair Grant - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: US President Barack Obama stands with Queen Elizabeth II after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Alastair Grant - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: An Osprey aircraft leaves Winfield House in Regents Park with two identical Marine One helicopters taking the President of The United States, Barack Obama, to Windsor on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II (left) stands with the President and First Lady of the United States Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 22, 2016. See PA story ROYAL Obama. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire
President Barack Obama arrives at Winfield House on Marine One in London, England, Thursday, April 21, 2016, as he arrives in England from Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Stansted Airport on April 21, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a four day visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Stansted Airport on April 21, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a four day visit to the UK where they will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Barack Obama listened to the Prince anthem Purple Rain before carrying out a series of official engagements in the UK, he has revealed.

The president said he listened to that song and Delirious "to get warmed up" at the US ambassador's residence in London at the start of a day which saw him have lunch with the Queen and hold talks with David Cameron.

Mr Obama said Prince, who was pronounced dead aged 57 on Thursday, gave an "extraordinary" performance at the White House.

Speaking at the Foreign Office in a joint press conference with David Cameron, the US president said: " I love Prince because he put out great music and he was a great performer.

"I didn't know him well, he came to perform at the White House last year and was extraordinary and creative and original and full of energy.

"It's a remarkable loss."

He said ambassador Matthew Barzun had a copy of Prince's record at his official residence in London.

"I'm staying at Winfield House, the US ambassador's residence. It so happens our ambassador has a turntable and so this morning we played Purple Rain and Delirious just to get warmed up before we left the house for important bilateral meetings like this."

Prince pictured in 1986
Prince pictured in 1986
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 15, 2004 shows, Inductee Prince performing a song of George Harrison along with Tom Petty after the late Beatle was inducted during the 19th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York City. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on June 16, 1990 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Bertrand GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on June 16, 1990 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on May 4, 1994 shows musician Prince (R) acknowledging applause after receiving from Italian tenor Placido Domingo (L) the "Outstanding Contribution to the Pop Industry" award during the World Music Awards ceremony in Monaco. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HERTZOGPATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 4, 2007 shows US musician Prince performing during half-time at Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts. Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- died suddenly at his compound in Minnesota on April 21, 2016, a representative said. He was 57. / AFP PHOTO / JEFF HAYNES AND Roberto SCHMIDTJEFF HAYNES,ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 4, 2007 shows US musician Prince performing during half-time at Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts. Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- died suddenly at his compound in Minnesota on April 21, 2016, a representative said. He was 57. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDTROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
This June 7, 1984 photo, Prince performs in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
This June 7, 1984 photo, Prince performs in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
In this March 17, 1983 photo, Prince appears at the Met Center in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
In this Dec. 25, 1984 photo, Prince performs at St. Paul Civic Center in St. Paul, Minn. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
This May 1, 1990 photo, Prince performs a benefit in memory of ex-bodyguard Chick Huntsberry in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
In this May 2, 1990 photo Prince performs a benefit concert for the family of Charles (Big Chick) Huntsberry in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 26, 2005 shows, Performer Prince arrivING for the 77th Academy Awards 27 February, 2005, at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on August 25, 1986 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Zenith venue in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GEORGEPASCAL GEORGE/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on August 21, 1998 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Bertrand GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on August 25, 1986 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Zenith venue in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GEORGEPASCAL GEORGE/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on June 17, 1987 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Bercy venue in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Bertrand GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
This photo taken on June 17, 1987 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Bercy venue in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died on April 21, 2016 at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Bertrand GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
This black and white photo taken on June 17, 1987 shows musician Prince performing onstage during his concert at the Bercy venue in Paris. Pop icon Prince -- whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of music's most influential figures -- died Thursday at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the Grammy and Oscar winner was taken to hospital with a bad bout of influenza, although he made light of his health problems after the scare. / AFP PHOTO / Bertrand GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 14/11/06 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Johnny Green/PA Wire
File photo dated 25/02/97 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire
File photo dated 17/09/88 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 10/08/88 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PA
File photo dated 24/02/97 of Prince arriving at the Brit Awards in London, as the singer has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 12/02/85 of Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 20/09/95 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire
File photo dated 25/02/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Musician Prince performs his first of three shows onstage during "One Night... Three Venues" hosted by Prince and Lotusflow3r.com held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on March 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for Lotusflow3r.com)
File photo dated 02/10/02 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Tim Whitby/PA Wire
File photo dated 08/05/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 20/09/95 of Prince, who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 08, 2015 shows Prince presenting an award at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in this February 8, 2015. Pop icon Prince has died at his compound in Minnesota, entertainment website TMZ reported April 21, 2016, citing unnamed sources. The musician's publicist confirms Prince's death. / AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 15/02/06 of Prince performing on stage at the Brit Awards, as the singer has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: Recording artist Prince (L) and singer Mary J. Blige perform onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
File photo dated 15/02/06 of Prince performing on stage at the Brit Awards, as the singer has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 04: Prince performs during the "Pepsi Halftime Show" at Super Bowl XLI between the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears on February 4, 2007 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 04: Prince performs during the "Pepsi Halftime Show" at Super Bowl XLI between the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears on February 4, 2007 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 6: Singer Prince (R) and his wife Manuela Testolini sit in the audience at the 35th Annual NAACP Image Awards held at the Universal Amphitheatre, March 6, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 27: Singer Prince and Manuela Testolini arrive at the 77th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 27, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Singer Prince walks on stage during the 77th Annual Academy Awards on February 27, 2005 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. LOS ANGELES - MARCH 19: Musician Prince performs onstage at the 36th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on March 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. NEW ORLEANS - JULY 2: Prince performs at the 10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival at the Superdome on July 2, 2004 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 9: Musician Prince presents the award for "Favorite Leading Lady" onstage during the 31st Annual People's Choice Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on January 9, 2005 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
File photo dated 09/06/99 of Prince, with his former wife Mayte Garcia, as the singer has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2010 file photo, musician Prince performs in Yas Island, on the final night of the F1 motor race meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Prince's publicist has confirmed that Prince died at his his home, Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (AP Photo/Nousha Salimi, File)
FILE - In this April 10, 1997 file photo, Prince performs a medley of "Take Me With U" and "Rasberry Beret" at the 4th annual VH1 Honors in Universal City, Calif. Prince's publicist has confirmed that Prince died at his home in Minnesota, Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1985 file photo, Prince performs in concert at Riverfront Coliseum during his Purple Rain Tour in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prince's publicist has confirmed that Prince died at his his home in Minnesota, Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (AP Photo/Rob Burns, File)
FILE - In this April 26, 2008 file photo, Prince performs during the second day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Prince's publicist has confirmed that Prince died at his his home, Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 1985 file photo, Prince performs before a sold-out audience, in Houston. Prince's publicist has confirmed that Prince died at his his home in Minnesota, Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was 57. (AP Photo/F. Carter Smith, File)
File photo dated 08/05/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 08/05/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 15/08/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
File photo dated 08/05/07 of singer Prince who has died at the age of 57, his publicist said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. MIAMI - FEBRUARY 01: Musician Prince performs during the Super Bowl XLI Half-Time Press Conference at the Miami Convention Center on February 1, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
FILE - 21 APRIL 2016: Musician Prince has reportedly Died at 57 on April 21, 2016. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Musician Prince speaks onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 09, 2013 shows Musician Prince speaks onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- has died at his compound in Minnesota, entertainment website TMZ reported on April 21, 2016, citing unnamed sources. Local authorities said a death investigation was underway at Prince's Paisley Park complex, but did not give the identity of the fatality. / AFP PHOTO / KEVORK DJANSEZIANKEVORK DJANSEZIAN/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 12/08/86 of Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, who has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, according to celebrity website TMZ. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 30, 2011 shows US singer and musician Prince performing on stage at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- has died at his compound in Minnesota, entertainment website TMZ reported on April 21, 2016, citing unnamed sources. Local authorities said a death investigation was underway at Prince's Paisley Park complex, but did not give the identity of the fatality. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAYBERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 12/08/86 of Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, who has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, according to celebrity website TMZ. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 10, 2013 shows musician Prince as he presents the winner for Record of the Year during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- has died at his compound in Minnesota, entertainment website TMZ reported on April 21, 2016, citing unnamed sources. Local authorities said a death investigation was underway at Prince's Paisley Park complex, but did not give the identity of the fatality. / AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMARJOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 12/08/86 of Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, who has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, according to celebrity website TMZ. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 12/08/86 of Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, who has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, according to celebrity website TMZ. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 12/08/86 of Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, who has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, according to celebrity website TMZ. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 21, 2016. See PA story DEATH Prince. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
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. Authorities are investigating a death at Paisley Park, where pop superstar Prince has his recording studios. Jason Kamerud, Carver County chief sheriff's deputy, tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the investigation began on Thursday morning, April 21, 2016. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

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