1999, 1982 I had to listen to the song “1999” at least 15 Imes at a Y2K New Year’s party. It got a liPle weird aQer a while.
Prince and the RevoluIon, Purple Rain, 1984 • Princes 1984 album Purple Rain sold more than 20 million worldwide. and spent twenty-‐four consecuIve weeks at No.1 on the US Billboard 200 chart. • The song “LiPle Nicky” provoked those Explicit Lyrics labels.
Prince, Lovesexy, 1988 • I’ll admit – I have no idea what to make of this album cover, either.
Prince "Nude Tour" 1990 Only Elvis and David Bowie can compete with Prince’s wild ou_its.
• In 1993, Prince changed his stage name to an unpronounceable symbol. • In order to use the symbol in print media, Warner Bros. had to provide ﬂoppy disks with a custom font. • Because this symbol is not pronounceable, he was oQen referred to as "The ArIst Formerly Known as Prince” • In 2000, Prince began calling himself “Prince” again.
In 2004, Prince opened the Grammy awards with Beyonce. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the same year.
Prince has released 11 albums in the past ten years