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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1,038 145
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Purple Rain

2
1,089 153
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Purple Rain

3
808 134
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4
846 147
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Parade

5
776 167
1999 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
1999

6
729 127
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Around the World in a Day

7
799 174
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Purple Rain

8
694 193
I Would Die for U is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

9
541 118
Sign o' the Times is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Sign 'O' the Times

10
553 179
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11
484 138
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madonna50 added The Gold Experience

12
357 105
Pop Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Around the World in a Day

13
493 204
Diamonds and Pearls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Diamonds and Pearls

14
457 144
Cream is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Diamonds and Pearls

15
457 164
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Sign 'O' the Times

16
513 206
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Purple Rain

17
533 160
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Purple Rain

18
430 173
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19
380 149
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Controversy

20
353 152
Delirious is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
1999

21
379 156
Take Me with U is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

22
367 157
Baby I'm a Star is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Purple Rain

23
248 156
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24
319 92
Thieves in the Temple is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Prince Songs of All Time
Graffiti Bridge

25
436 181
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Sign 'O' the Times