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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 256 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 5,910.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution which is ranked number 119 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 12,052.

Prince is ranked number 61 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 26,930.

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Prince best albums

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

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Year of Release | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:12,071
Rank in 1980s16Overall Rank:118
Average Rating: 81/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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2.

Sign 'o' the TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:5,925
Rank in 1980s33Overall Rank:256
Average Rating: 78/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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3.

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:2,322
Rank in 1980s85Overall Rank:602
Average Rating: 78/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

ParadeUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1986Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1986:13Rank Score:1,528
Rank in 1980s138Overall Rank:867
Average Rating: 76/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Dirty MindUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1980Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1980:26Rank Score:1,170
Rank in 1980s181Overall Rank:1,088
Average Rating: 74/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

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:1,716
Average Rating: 76/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

LovesexyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1988Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1988:33Rank Score:558
Rank in 1980s329Overall Rank:2,018
Average Rating: 71/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.

ControversyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1981Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1981:36Rank Score:470
Rank in 1980s363Overall Rank:2,286
Average Rating: 72/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Diamonds And PearlsUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1991Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1991:42Rank Score:426
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,501
Average Rating: 73/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

Love SymbolUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1992Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1992:62Rank Score:358
Rank in 1990s614Overall Rank:2,849
Average Rating: 70/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Overall band rank: 61

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Prince best tracks

The best tracks by Prince are listed below:

#TrackRating
1.Purple Rain
(from the album Purple Rain)
89/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.When Doves Cry
(from the album Purple Rain)
89/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Kiss
(from the album Parade)
86/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Little Red Corvette
(from the album 1999)
86/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Let's Go Crazy
(from the album Purple Rain)
86/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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)
Comments: 0 comments
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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)
Comments: 0 comments
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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)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Lady Cab Driver
(from the album 1999)
83/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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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)
Comments: 1 comment
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Prince ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 65 votes)
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72/100
 
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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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From RFNAPLES 05/04/2010 20:58
Best album: Purple Rain
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