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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 260 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 6,622.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution which is ranked number 111 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 14,302.

Prince is ranked number 60 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 31,288.

Members who like this artist also like: R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen and U2.

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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 | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Purple RainUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:484 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:14,302
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  81/100 (634 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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2.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:6,622
Rank in 1980s34Overall Rank:260
Average Rating:  78/100 (353 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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3.

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:2,753
Rank in 1980s83Overall Rank:582
Average Rating:  78/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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4.

ParadeUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1986Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1986:13Rank Score:1,696
Rank in 1980s147Overall Rank:904
Average Rating:  75/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.

Dirty MindUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1980Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1980:23Rank Score:1,491
Rank in 1980s164Overall Rank:1,015
Average Rating:  75/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

Around The World In A DayUnited States Prince & The Revolution
Year of Release:1985Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1985:27Rank Score:716
Rank in 1980s303Overall Rank:1,860
Average Rating:  75/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

LovesexyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1988Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1988:36Rank Score:568
Rank in 1980s358Overall Rank:2,229
Average Rating:  70/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

ControversyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1981Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1981:38Rank Score:526
Rank in 1980s381Overall Rank:2,389
Average Rating:  72/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Diamonds And PearlsUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1991Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1991:43Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s563Overall Rank:2,620
Average Rating:  72/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Love SymbolUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1992Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1992:67Rank Score:403
Rank in 1990s647Overall Rank:2,977
Average Rating:  71/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 60

This may not be a complete discography for Prince. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Prince best tracks

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1.When Doves Cry
(from the album Purple Rain)
 89/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Purple Rain
(from the album Purple Rain)
 89/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Kiss
(from the album Parade)
 86/100 (58 votes)
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4.Little Red Corvette
(from the album 1999)
 86/100 (68 votes)
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5.Let's Go Crazy
(from the album Purple Rain)
 86/100 (126 votes)
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6.I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 85/100 (49 votes)
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7.Sign 'O' The Times
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 85/100 (67 votes)
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8.If I Was Your Girlfriend
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 85/100 (47 votes)
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9.I Would Die 4 U
(from the album Purple Rain)
 85/100 (113 votes)
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10.Raspberry Beret
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
 84/100 (48 votes)
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11.1999
(from the album 1999)
 84/100 (62 votes)
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12.Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 84/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.U Got The Look
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 84/100 (55 votes)
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14.Controversy
(from the album Controversy)
 84/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Starfish And Coffee
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 84/100 (53 votes)
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16.Cream
(from the album Diamonds And Pearls)
 84/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Housequake
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 83/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Slow Love
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 83/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Purple Rain
(from the album The Hits/The B-Sides)
 83/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Pop Life
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
 83/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Prince ratings

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79/100 (from 78 votes)
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From iloveblackmusic 01/17/2015 04:12
Prince genius singer!!!!!
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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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