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

The best album by Prince is Sign 'O' The Times which is ranked number 251 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 9,102.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution which is ranked number 107 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 20,185.

Prince is ranked number 58 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 44,224.

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

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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 And The Revolution
Year of Release:1984Appears in:733 charts
Rank in 1984:1Rank Score:20,184
Rank in 1980s15Overall Rank:107
Average Rating:  82/100 (930 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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2.

Sign 'O' The TimesUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1987Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:9,102
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  80/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:3,935
Rank in 1980s77Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  78/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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4.

ParadeUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1986Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1986:13Rank Score:2,187
Rank in 1980s143Overall Rank:931
Average Rating:  77/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

Dirty MindUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1980Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1980:19Rank Score:2,120
Rank in 1980s152Overall Rank:960
Average Rating:  76/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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6.

Around The World In A DayUnited States Prince And The Revolution
Year of Release:1985Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1985:20Rank Score:1,193
Rank in 1980s255Overall Rank:1,561
Average Rating:  76/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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7.

LovesexyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1988Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1988:34Rank Score:875
Rank in 1980s328Overall Rank:2,015
Average Rating:  72/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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8.

ControversyUnited States Prince
Year of Release:1981Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1981:43Rank Score:681
Rank in 1980s397Overall Rank:2,464
Average Rating:  73/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Diamonds And PearlsUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1991Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1991:42Rank Score:640
Rank in 1990s527Overall Rank:2,587
Average Rating:  73/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Love SymbolUnited States Prince & The New Power Generation
Year of Release:1992Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1992:61Rank Score:532
Rank in 1990s601Overall Rank:2,982
Average Rating:  73/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Overall band rank: 58

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

#TrackRating
1.Purple Rain
(from the album Purple Rain)
 91/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.When Doves Cry
(from the album Purple Rain)
 90/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Kiss
(from the album Parade)
 89/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Raspberry Beret
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
 88/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Little Red Corvette
(from the album 1999)
 87/100 (112 votes)
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6.Let's Go Crazy
(from the album Purple Rain)
 87/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Purple Rain
(from the album The Hits/The B-Sides)
 87/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.1999
(from the album 1999)
 87/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Sign 'O' The Times
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 87/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.If I Was Your Girlfriend
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 86/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.When You Were Mine
(from the album Dirty Mind)
 86/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.When Doves Cry
(from the album The Hits/The B-Sides)
 86/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 86/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Cream
(from the album Diamonds And Pearls)
 85/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.I Would Die 4 U
(from the album Purple Rain)
 85/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Controversy
(from the album Controversy)
 85/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Sometimes It Snows In April
(from the album Parade)
 85/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Pop Life
(from the album Around The World In A Day)
 84/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Starfish And Coffee
(from the album Sign 'O' The Times)
 84/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Take Me With U
(from the album Purple Rain)
 84/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Prince ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 128 votes)
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From Jonathanai 01/04/2017 16:51
A genius.
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From Brandon8 07/11/2016 04:09
He's my favorite musician of all time. No one else combined so many genres of music in the most satisfying way. His death was a shock and a devastating loss. Thankfully he left a huge discography. I still am having trouble wrapping my head around it.
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From junodog4 04/27/2016 01:31
Damn. 2016 sucks.
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From Tamthebam 04/26/2016 10:59
The word genius gets thrown around too much these days. but this man was a musical genius. A great musician & prolific songwriter so sad, Gone Too Soon.
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From Leonard 04/22/2016 13:04
A great genius is gone!!!!!
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From exileonthehell 04/22/2016 03:06
Rest in peace, Unknown artist also known as Prince.
Really a sad story
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From halloallesgoed 04/21/2016 21:53
selftaught genius, so influential. I'm so sorry I'll never see him perform. just one of the coolest people to ever walk the earth, may he rest in peace.
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From Thom 04/21/2016 19:52
An absolute genius. RIP Prince
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From jonathankerr 04/21/2016 17:24
Unbelievable. Rip Prince
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From ArnaudD 01/10/2016 17:40
God.
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