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See also: New Power Generation, Prince & The New Power Generation, Prince & The Revolution.

The best album by Prince is Sign 'o' the Times which is ranked number 252 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 5,934.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution which is ranked number 118 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 12,026.

A more detailed breakdown of this artist's best albums and best songs are shown further down this page.

Prince is ranked number 61 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 26,894.

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Prince best albums

The following albums by Prince are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:12,026
Rank in 1980s16Overall Rank:118
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Sign 'o' the TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:5,934
Rank in 1980s33Overall Rank:252
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1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:2,282
Rank in 1980s87Overall Rank:609
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ParadeUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1986Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1986:13Rank Score:1,528
Rank in 1980s138Overall Rank:866
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Dirty MindUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1980Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1980:25Rank Score:1,180
Rank in 1980s178Overall Rank:1,080
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Around The World In A DayUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1985Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1985:24Rank Score:686
Rank in 1980s274Overall Rank:1,714
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LovesexyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1988Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1988:32Rank Score:558
Rank in 1980s326Overall Rank:2,010
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ControversyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1981Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1981:36Rank Score:470
Rank in 1980s364Overall Rank:2,299
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Diamonds And PearlsUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1991Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1991:41Rank Score:426
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,503
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Love SymbolUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1992Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1992:63Rank Score:358
Rank in 1990s620Overall Rank:2,857
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Overall band rank: 61

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Prince best songs

The best songs by Prince are listed below:

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1.Purple Rain
(from the album Purple Rain)
89/100 (167 votes)
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2.When Doves Cry
(from the album Purple Rain)
89/100 (135 votes)
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3.Kiss
(from the album Parade)
86/100 (44 votes)
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4.Little Red Corvette
(from the album 1999)
86/100 (53 votes)
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5.Let's Go Crazy
(from the album Purple Rain)
86/100 (100 votes)
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6.I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
85/100 (36 votes)
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7.Sign 'O' The Times
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
85/100 (52 votes)
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8.I Would Die 4 U
(from the album Purple Rain)
85/100 (87 votes)
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9.Cream
(from the album Diamonds And Pearls)
85/100 (15 votes)
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10.1999
(from the album 1999)
84/100 (50 votes)
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11.U Got the Look
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
84/100 (39 votes)
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12.Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
84/100 (36 votes)
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13.Housequake
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
83/100 (35 votes)
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14.Take Me With U
(from the album Purple Rain)
83/100 (76 votes)
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15.Raspberry Beret
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
83/100 (37 votes)
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16.Slow Love
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
83/100 (34 votes)
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17.Pop Life
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
83/100 (18 votes)
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18.Lady Cab Driver
(from the album 1999)
83/100 (24 votes)
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19.Starfish and Coffee
(from the album Sign 'o' the Times)
83/100 (40 votes)
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20.The Beautiful Ones
(from the album Purple Rain)
82/100 (75 votes)
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Prince ratings

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From ejnbmore 09/10/2013 19:49
Prince hooked me with 'Soft and Wet' and its been a wonderful addiction ever since. He's shown his creative genius, artistic talent, and sexiness all at once. By far my favorite musical artist. Iconic but eccentric in so many ways. I just love his music!!!
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From Tamthebam 07/25/2013 14:02
Prince is a mixture of Little Richard, James Brown, George Clinton and of course Prince himself. He has made so many albums it's hard to keep count. He is funky, soulful and a brilliant guitarist. My favourite albums are 1999, Purple Rain, Parade, Sign O the Times, Lovesexy,and Emancipation.
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From nshaw75 04/28/2013 14:33
Prince to me is in the same category as Michael Jackson. Only Prince would come a poor second. I have never really got him as an artist, but you cannot take away his talent and originality.
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From Brandon8 02/08/2013 15:34
Prince is an impossibly talented musician who covered many different genres always playing with originality and integrity and funkiness! I believe he was so prolific a lot of his albums did not receive the individual attention they deserved. Some are better than others but all worth a stop. His lesser material would be another's masterpiece. He has enough material to keep an avid listener occupied for a long time...
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From Fedfan 10/20/2012 22:40
Prince ....best from the class of '58
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From junodog4 07/24/2012 00:11
I like Prince so much, I commented twice on Sign O' The Times without realizing... The Purple One was on par with MJ. Pure funky genius.
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From 5thbeatle 04/22/2012 15:05
Extreme talent. Essential 80's
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From Captain_Dude 07/06/2011 19:52
Prince is amazing. Essential albums include DIRTY MIND, CONTROVERSY, 1999, SIGN O THE TIMES, DIAMONDS and PEARLS, COME, and PURPLE RAIN (of course). I rarely use the word "genius"...but it applies to Prince.
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Best album: Purple Rain
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