f you consider Lady Gaga the new Madonna and maybe, Usher and Chris Brown together as the sons of Michael Jackson, you realize that finding a contemporary version of Prince is a difficult task. There is no artist out now that has his combination of genre-defying music, his musicianship, his impact on pop culture and his productivity. Prince is his own genre and his own man that we won’t see the likes of come this way again. That is why he’s deserving of his Icon award and the devotion of his legion of fans. He’s an original. He’s a legend. He is now and always will be – Prince.
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