BB King in Hospice Care in Las Vegas

6:56 AM EDT 5/2/2015 by Kara Michelle, Celebeat Reporter

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Blues legend B.B. King revealed via his website on Friday, May 1, that he's "in home hospice care at [his] residence in Las Vegas" following his recent hospitalization over Easter weekend, according to US Weekly.

The 89-year-old musician posted a note on his official website, thanking fans for their "well wishes and prayers." No other details on his condition were provided.

The update comes amid reports that King's daughter Patty King and his manager Laverne Toney are fighting over his care. TMZ claims that Patty called police, who called the paramedics, who took him to the hospital to be checked out.

Las Vegas police officer Jesse Roybal confirmed to the Associated Press that an ambulance had taken someone from King's address "following what was characterized as a dispute over medical care." However, reps for the icon did not immediately respond to the AP's request for comment.

As reported last month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer guitarist was rushed to the hospital over Easter weekend for a complication related to his type II diabetes. A source told TMZ at the time that he was suffering from dehydration.

King has toured for decades, but has no upcoming concert dates listed on his website.

Known as "King of the Blues," the Mississippi native was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and has 30 Grammy nominations.

Some of his hits include "The Thrill Is Gone," which won him his first Grammy in 1970, "There Must be a Better World Somewhere" and "When Love Comes to Town," a collaboration with U2.

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