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Prince discography

Prince albums discography
Studio albums 38
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 6
Video albums 17
Music videos 136
EPs 13
Singles 104
Remix albums 1

This article includes the discography of Prince. Also included is a list of the songs and recordings he has written and produced during his career. See also The New Power Generation, Madhouse and 94 East discographies.

Prince is an extremely prolific artist, having released several hundred songs both under his own name and under pseudonyms and/or pen names, as well as writing songs which have been recorded by other artists. Estimates of the actual number of songs written by Prince (released and unreleased) range anywhere from five hundred to well over one thousand. Prince has sold over 150 million records worldwide,[1] including 48.9 million certified units in the United States, 4.8 million in France,[2] over 1 million in Canada[3] and over 10 million records in the United Kingdom.

Prince has accumulated five U.S. number-one singles and fifteen worldwide #1 hits, as well as 8 worldwide number one albums. He was the most successful artist on the Billboard charts from 1980-2000, scoring 8 #1 R&B singles and 7 #1 Dance singles (tied for second place for male entertainers with Enrique Iglesias and Michael Jackson). He has scored over fifty top 40 hits around the world since 1979. He has been ranked as the 21st most successful act of all time,[4] the greatest songwriter of all time, the 26th most successful chart artist worldwide,[5] including 27 overall number-one entries,[6] and being the most successful chart act of the 1980s.[7] His most commercial period was from 1982's 1999 to 1996's Emancipation, however, he has maintained a loyal audience since and experienced a commercial resurgence with 2004's Musicology, paving the way for several successful albums to follow including his latest, HITnRUN phase one, released in September 2015.

Contents

  • Albums 1
  • Singles and extended plays 2
  • Productions, guest appearances, etc. 3
  • Videography 4
  • References 5

Albums

Singles and extended plays

Productions, guest appearances, etc.

Year Song Artist(s) Album
1988 "Sticky Wicked" Chaka Khan CK
"Eternity"
1989 "Love Song" Madonna Like a Prayer
1989 "Love 89", "Yo Mister" Patti LaBelle Be Yourself
1991 "I Hear Your Voice" Patti LaBelle Burnin'
1998 (whole album) Chaka Khan Come 2 My House
(whole album) Graham Central Station GCS 2000
2001 "Waiting Room" No Doubt Rock Steady
2013 Give Em What They Love Janelle Monae The Electric Lady

See http://www.princevault.com/Albums:_Related_Artists and http://www.princevault.com/Singles:_Related_Artists for a comprehensive overview of Prince's work with or for other artists.

Videography

References

  1. ^ Prince, Worldwide sales
  2. ^ Infodisc, Prince
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://tsort.info/music/faq_greatest_act.htm
  5. ^ http://tsort.info/music/faq_most_hits.htm
  6. ^ http://tsort.info/music/faq_num1.htm
  7. ^ http://tsort.info/music/faq_decade_artists.htm
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