R&B The Best Prince Songs of All Time  

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The ultimate list of Prince songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. With incredible R&B-meets-rock songs that blend into the pop genre, Prince was one of the most prolific artists of the past thirty-five years. Prince loved making music so much that he left his original label, Warner Bros., because they wouldn't let him release as much music as he wanted. Mr. Prince Rogers Nelson truly became an iconic, genre-defying, one-of-a-kind talent before his untimely death in April, 2016. 

This list runs the gamut of this man's prodigious output, covering from "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy" to fan favorites like "Erotic City" and "Call My Name." The best Prince songs from all eras - including the 1990s and 2000s - are worthy of checking out below. If you think we missed an unheralded gem or left a classic too far down the list, add or reorder the list as you see fit. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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1,040 145
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Purple Rain

2
1,091 153
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Purple Rain

3
810 134
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4
847 147
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Parade

5
777 167
1999 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
1999

6
730 128
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Around the World in a Day

7
800 174
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Purple Rain

8
695 194
I Would Die for U is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

9
542 118
Sign o' the Times is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Sign 'O' the Times

10
553 180
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11
485 138
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madonna50 added The Gold Experience

12
358 106
Pop Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Around the World in a Day

13
494 204
Diamonds and Pearls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Diamonds and Pearls

14
458 164
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Sign 'O' the Times

15
457 145
Cream is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Diamonds and Pearls

16
514 206
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Purple Rain

17
534 160
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Purple Rain

18
432 173
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19
381 149
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Controversy

20
353 153
Delirious is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
1999

21
379 157
Take Me with U is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

22
367 158
Baby I'm a Star is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

23
248 157
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24
319 93
Thieves in the Temple is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Graffiti Bridge

25
437 181
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Sign 'O' the Times