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Prince Lyrics - by Popularity

1 I Would Die 4 U (extended version)
2 18 & Over
3 Adore
4 Wherever U Go, Whatever U Do
5 Diamonds and Pearls
6 Purple Rain
7 Irresistible Bitch
8 Hot With U
9 Freaks On This Side
10 Drive Me Wild
11 Christopher Tracy's Parade
12 Get Some Solo
13 The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
14 The Arms Of Orion
15 Little Red Corvette (dance mix)
16 Dig U Better Dead
17 Get Off
18 Controversy
19 This Is My House
20 Raspberry Beret
21 I Wish U Heaven (Part 1,2 & 3)
22 Sometimes It Snows in April
23 I Would Die 4 U
24 The Ladder
25 200 Balloons
26 ...Back To The Lotus
27 About Prince And The Revolution - Around The World
28 Just as Long as We're Together
29 She Loves Me 4 Me
30 I Rock, Therefore I Am
31 All the Critics Love U in New York
32 She's Just A Baby
33 About Prince - Dirty Mind
34 I Will
35 Head
36 Pop Life
37 Sister
38 Ice Cream Castles
39 All My Dreams
40 I Wonder
41 Gett Off ( Club Mix )
42 An Honest Man
43 Family Name
44 Let's Go Crazy
45 Positivity
46 Little Red Corvette
47 The Sun, The Moon And Stars
48 Your Love Is So Hard
49 The Sarifice Of Victor
50 Hot Wit U (Nasty Girl Remix)
51 Hot Thing
52 I Feel for You
53 Solo
54 4 The Tears In Your Eyes
55 Dream Factory
56 Electric Chair
57 Wednesday Like A River
58 7
59 She Spoke 2 Me
60 The Walk
61 Beautiful Extended Club Version
62 Mad Sex
63 Automatic
64 I'll Be Right There
65 Da Bang
66 I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
67 Girl Of My Dreams
68 If I Was Your Girlfriend
69 Horny Toad
70 Baby I'm a Star
71 It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
72 Glam Slam '91
73 The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
74 My Name Is Prince
75 Act Of God
76 Darling Nikki
77 Allegiance
78 Johnny
79 When You Were Mine
80 Orgasm
81 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (Video Version)
82 Chaos And Disorder
83 Sleep Around
84 Red Riding Hood [aka: Can I Play With You]
85 Under the Cherry Moon
86 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold
87 Prince - 1999
88 One Kiss At A Time
89 Race
90 The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
91 Minneapolis
92 Happy Birthday, Mr. Christian
93 A Man Called Jesus
94 Thunder
95 Saviour
96 Standing At The Altar
97 Batdance
98 Journey 2 The Center Of Your Heart
99 The Undertaker
100 Thieves In The Temple Pt 2
101 Dear Mr. Man
102 Space
103 My Summertime Thang
104 About O(+ - The Beautiful Experience
105 Big Fun
106 Pink Cashmere
107 The Voice
108 Into The Light
109 Make It Through The Storm
110 Splash
111 1999
112 Billy Jack Bitch
113 Daddy Pop
114 In This Bed I Screem
115 Make-Up
116 We Can Funk
117 Count the Days
118 Come Outside And Play
119 Wendy's Parade
120 La, La, La Means I Love You
121 Do Me Baby
122 Baby Don't Care
123 Kiss (extended version)
124 Hot Wit U
125 Thieves In The Temple (remix)
126 1999 (Edit)
127 Push It Up
128 Delirious
129 Beautiful Strange
130 npg operator (III)
131 Do It All Night
132 Hot Thing (Extended Remix)
133 Just As Long As We're Togeather
134 Gett Off
135 In A Large Room With No Light
136 The Dance Electric
137 Scandalous
138 Melody Cool
139 Everybody Get On Up
140 Uptown (Single Version)
141 Nothing Compares 2 U
142 Until U're In My Arms Again
143 Everytime
144 About Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
145 Let's Go Crazy (special dance mix)
146 Prettyman
147 White Mansion
148 Extra Lovable
149 Kiss
150 Love
151 Let's Work (Dance Remix)
152 When U Love Somebody
153 Backwards Message
154 About Prince - The Black Album
155 Uptown
156 When The Lights Go Down
157 Sign O' the Times
158 Sweet Baby
159 Girls and Boys
160 Love On A Blue Train
161 Underneath The Cream
162 Wonderful Ass
163 Lion Of Judah
164 The Continental
165 Rebirth Of The Flesh
166 The Morning After
167 Lady Cab Driver
168 Shy
169 Erotic City
170 Break My Heart
171 Don't Play Me
172 Little Red Corvet
173 Papa
174 Go On (Witcha Bad Self)
175 Dead On It
176 Have A Heart
177 If I Love U 2 Night
178 Hallucination Rain
179 Girl 6
180 Space (Acoustic Remix)
181 Gotta Stop (Messin' Around)
182 Love's No Fun
183 Style
184 You
185 G-Spot
186 The Max
187 Le Grind
188 The Ride
189 4ever
190 A Love Bizarre
191 Bambi
192 Love Like Jazz
193 Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
194 The Second Coming
195 Dinner With Delores
196 Love... Thy Will Be Done
197 Don't Say U Love Me
198 For Love
199 About Prince & The New Power Generation - Diamonds
200 Colonized Mind
201 Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)
202 Had U
203 Sex Me Sex Me Not
204 Thieves in the Temple
205 Violet Blue
206 Nothing Compares To You
207 U Got the Look
208 The Love We Make
209 Days Of Wild
210 Ooo She She Wa Wa
211 The One U Wanna C
212 Violet The Organ Grinder
213 The Beautiful Ones
214 I Like It There
215 Make Believe
216 She Spoke 2 Me (Ext. Remix)
217 Do Yourself A Favor
218 Segue
219 3 Chains O' Gold
220 2Nite
221 Baby
222 Pearls B4 The Swine
223 Cream
224 Here Eye Come
225 I Guess I'm Crazy
226 I Love U, But I Don? Trust U Anymore
227 I Wanna Be Your Lover
228 On the Couch
229 When Doves Cry
230 Tick, Tick, Bang
231 About Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
232 Annie Christian
233 My Tree
234 America
235 If Eye Was the Man in Ur Life
236 Soul Sanctuary
237 Kept Woman
238 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (Video Mix)
239 A Place In Heaven
240 The Cross
241 Same December
242 Everyday Is A Winding Road
243 Thhe Sex Of It
244 Prince - When Doves Cry
245 Take Me With You
246 Electric Intercourse
247 5 Women +
248 Forever in My Life
249 "Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance"
250 Arrogance
251 Immersion
252 Hon E Man
253 I'm Yours
254 Better With Time
255 Condition Of The Heart
256 Right The Wrong
257 The Daisy Chain
258 Anna Stesia
259 Gigolos Get Lonely Too
260 Elixer
261 House In Order
262 I'll Do Anything
263 If I Was Your Girlfriend (The Hits Mix)
264 Cookie Jar
265 The Same December
266 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold (Remix)
267 It's About That Walk
268 Jack U Off
269 Noon Rendezvous
270 Calhoun Square
271 Damn U
272 Mustang Mix
273 Movie Star
274 D.M.S.R.
275 About Prince - The Hits: New Songs
276 Slave 2 The System
277 Here
278 Bedtime Story
279 17 Days
280 Baby Knows (With Sheryl Crow)
281 Escape
282 Face Down
283 Let's Work
284 Free
285 However Much U Want
286 My Love Is Forever
287 I Wonder U
288 Bite The Beat
289 Uptown (The Hits Mix)
290 Goldie's Parade
291 Corporate World
292 The Plan
293 La, La, La Means I Love U
294 Private Joy
295 Nothing Compares 2 U (The Hits Live Mix)
296 All The Midnights In The World
297 Cloreen Bacon Skin
298 Insatiable
299 Feel Good, Feel Better, Feel Wonderful
300 Interesting
301 npg operator (I)
302 The Line
303 Dance With The Devil
304 Animal Kingdom
305 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
306 Train
307 My Computer
308 Chelsea Rodgers
309 2gether
310 Last Heart
311 New Power Soul
312 She Gave Her Angels
313 All Because Of You
314 Soft and Wet
315 Jughead
316 Tricky
317 Mo' Better
318 Thieves In The Temple (Pt. II)
319 Fantasia Erotica
320 The Rest Of My Life
321 Witness 4 The Prosecution
322 Sexy M.F.
323 NPG Bum Rush The Ship
324 International Lover
325 Get Your Groove On
326 All Day, All Night
327 Rock 'n' Roll Is Alive (And It Lives In Minneapoli
328 Mountains
329 Sometimes I Get Lonely
330 Chocolate Box
331 Blue Limousine
332 Deconstruction
333 Moonbeam Levels
334 I No
335 Bob George
336 New Position
337 Money Don't Matter 2 Night
338 Oilcan
339 Digital Garden
340 God
341 Feel Good
342 Love U, But Dont Trust U Anymore
343 Cindy C.
344 Return Of The Bump Squad
345 Avalanche
346 Sea Of Everything
347 Tell Me How U Wanna B Done
348 If A Girl Answers (Don't Hang Up)
349 Good Life
350 Shake
351 Push
352 Soul Psychodelicide (#2)
353 $
354 Temptation
355 One Kiss At The Time
356 Everywhere
357 About Prince - Graffiti Bridge
358 Way Back Home
359 Betcha By Golly Wow!
360 The Rhythm Of Your Heart
361 Something In The Water
362 Love Or Money
363 segue (XIV)
364 Disclaimer
365 Still Would Stand All Time
366 Tangerine
367 1000 X S & 0 S
368 Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother, Wife
369 U Gotta Shake Something
370 Murph Drag
371 Undisputed (The Moneyapolis Mix)
372 Feel You Up
373 Lovesexy
374 Starfish and Coffee
375 Yellow
376 The Word
377 One Day (I'm Gonna Make You Mine)
378 Mr.Goodnight
379 If I Love U 2night
380 Good Man
381 Anotherloverholenyohead (Extended Version)
382 The Flow
383 The Exodus Has Begun
384 Everybody Loves Me
385 Tell Me How U Want 2 B Done
386 Boom
387 Let's Pretend We're Married
388 All That
389 We March
390 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive! (And It Lives In Minneapolis)
391 Strollin'
392 77 Beverly Park
393 One Song
394 Broken
395 Brother With A Purpose
396 FunkNRoll
397 Courtin' Time
398 The Scandelous Sex Suite
399 segue (XI)
400 Donna
401 Fascination
402 The Latest Fashion
403 June
404 Let's Have A Baby
405 Uh-Huh!
406 Pheromone
407 Mutiny
408 Venus De Milo
409 Fell U Up
410 Most Beautiful Girl In The World
411 Strange Relationship
412 Party Up
413 Crucial
414 On Your Own
415 Planet Earth
416 Love Sign
417 Gett Off (Extended Remix)
418 The Good Life
419 Here On Earth
420 Laydown
421 River Run Dry
422 If I Love U 2night (Spanish)
423 High (short version)
424 1999 (The Hits Mix)
425 Girls & Boys
426 Push It Up!
427 Things Have Gotta Change
428 Space (Funky Stuff Dub)
429 Jaguar
430 Peace
431 Can I Play With U?
432 Last December
433 Time
434 Damned If I Do
435 (There'll Never B) Another Like Me
436 segue (X)
437 Man In A Uniform
438 The Question Of U
439 Vibrator
440 The Song of the Heart
441 My Drawers
442 When I lay my hands on you
443 Scarlet Pussy
444 The Human Body
445 Crimson & Clover
446 Crystal Ball
447 Oobey Doop
448 Resolution
449 Somewhere Here On Earth
450 Minneapolis Reprise
451 Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother/Wife
452 Rockhard In A Funky Place
453 The Good Life (Big City Remix)
454 Objects In The Mirror
455 Future Soul Song
456 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive
457 If I Love U 2 Nite
458 About Prince - The Hits Mixes
459 Cloreen Baconskin
460 Space (Funky Stuff Remix)
461 About Prince - Batman
462 Jerk Out
463 Poom Poom
464 Carmen On Top
465 Mellow
466 Elephants & Flowers
467 Take Me With U
468 Affirmation III
469 Get Yo Groove On
470 The Stick
471 Cinnamon Girl
472 Mad
473 Down A Long Lonely Road
474 One Of Your Tears
475 Undisputed
476 I Hate You
477 My Man
478 Fun
479 Pussy Control
480 When 2 R In Love
481 Come On
482 Sexy Motherfucker
483 He's So Dull
484 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (USA for Africa version)
485 2020
486 Superfunkycalifraagisexy
487 About Prince - For You
488 One Nite Alone
489 Lavaux
490 Call The Law
491 Romance 1600
492 Wall Of Berlin
493 If The Kid Can't Make You Come
494 A Million Miles (I Love You)
495 Adore (The Hits Mix)
496 Nasty Girl
497 It's Gonna Be Lonely
498 Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone
499 Space (Universal Love Remix)
500 Pheremone
501 Privat Joy
502 Children Of The Sun
503 Muse 2 The Pharaoh
504 Breakfast Can Wait
505 I Can't Make U Love Me
506 Black Sweat
507 The Other Side Of The Pillow
508 We Can Work It Out
509 For The Tears In Your Eyes (USA for Africa version)
510 Funky
511 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive (And It Lives In Minneapolis)
512 Sexy Mother Fucker
513 Open Book
514 Others Here With Us
515 You Will Be Moved
516 Hey, Louie Louie
517 1-800-New Funk Ad
518 20th Century Express
519 319
520 Raspberry Beret (Extended 12 Version)
521 Schoolyard
522 Another Lonely Christmas
523 Controversy (The Hits Mix)
524 Groovy Potential
525 Walk Don't Walk
526 S.T.
527 Jungle Love
528 Props n Pounds
529 Chili Sauce
530 Rainbow Children
531 Graffiti Bridge
532 Jekajo (feat. Jay'major)
533 In This Bed I Scream
534 Satisfied
535 Dreamland
536 The Truth
537 Sex In The Summer
538 Moviestar
539 it about that walk
540 Get It Up
541 Beautiful
542 Cherry, Cherry
543 Funky Music
544 Get On The Boat
545 Get Loose
546 P Control (House Mix)
547 Another Boy
548 High Fashion
549 2045 Radical Man
550 2 Whom It May Concern
551 Crazy You
552 U're Gonna C Me
553 I Wanna B Ur Lover
554 Sex Shooter
555 Ol' Skool Company
556 I Hate U (extended remix)
557 Anotherloverholenyohead
558 Delirious (The Hits Mix)
559 Sexy Dancer
560 Da Bourgeoisie
561 Willing and Able
562 Step To The Mic
563 Lolita
564 Feel U Up
565 Just A Little Lovin'
566 Rock Hard In a Funky Place
567 Come Home
568 I Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
569 Baby Knows
570 Baltimore
571 Jam Of The Year
572 Supercute
573 Welcome 2 The Dawn
574 Dorothy Parker
575 Welcome 2 The Rat Race
576 You Got The Look
577 Neon Telephone
578 Musicology
579 Get Off / The Lubricated Lady
580 Superfunkycalifragisexy
581 And God Created Women
582 East
583 Goodbye
584 Beautiful Loved And Blessed
585 Hide The Bone
586 Peach
587 Hold Me
588 Alexa De Paris
589 Dolphin
590 For You
591 Young And Beautiful
592 4 the Tears in Your Eyes (Live)
593 No More Candy 4 U
594 Around The World In A Day
595 I Hear Your Voice
596 My Medallion (short version)
597 Diamonds And Pearls (The Hits Mix)
598 Still Waiting
599 The Breakdown
600 The Ball
601 Reflection
602 I Love U in Me
603 Kain't Turn Back
604 The Everlasting Now
605 Joy In Repetition
606 Million $ Show
607 Mr. Happy
608 Manic Monday
609 Alphabet St.
610 The Holy River
611 Next Time Wipe The Lipstick Off Your Collar
612 Live Out Loud
613 Get On Up
614 Love Sign (Shock G's Silky Remix)
615 Flutestramental
616 DJ Gets Jumped
617 Newpower Soul
618 U're Gonna C Me
619 Interactive
620 Player
621 And God Created Woman
622 777-9311
623 Endorphinmachine
624 About Prince And The Revolution - Parade / Under T
625 Sign 'O' The Times (Single Version)
626 Do Your Dance
627 Shockadelica
628 NPG Operator Intro
629 Do Me, Baby (The Hits Mix)
630 The Screams of Passion
631 When We're Dancing Close and Slow
632 Art Official Cage
633 Dirty Mind
634 The Belle Of St. Mark
635 Incense And Candles
636 Lemon Crush
637 segue (III)
638 Computer Blue
639 The Sensual Everafter
640 Loveleft, Loveright
641 Shut This Down
642 Right Back Here In My Arms
643 The Marrying Kind
644 Me Touch Myself
645 Empty Room
646 Extraordinary
647 Housequake
648 Da, Da, Da
649 Wet Dream
650 Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
651 No Call U
652 Call My Name
653 Boyfriend Demo
654 Blue Light
655 Mustang Instrumental
656 DJ Seduces Sonny
657 Shoo-Bed-Ooh
658 Te Amo Corazon
659 Love Sign (Shock G' SIlky Remix)
660 Plrfc-Updates
661 9 Lives
662 Gold
663 In Love
664 Eye No
665 Gangster Glam
666 Sister Fate
667 Valentina
668 Girl
669 Baby, You're A Trip
670 Black M.F. In The House
671 Why You Wanna Treat Me so Bad?
672 Clouds
673 The Bird
674 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold - Radio Edit
675 Partyman
676 Koo Koo
677 segue (II)
678 The Work Pt. 1
679 Love Machine
680 I Love U, But I Don't Trust U Anymore
681 Ain t About 2 Stop
682 Somebody's Somebody
683 Gotta Stop
684 Mia Bocca
685 Empty Room (#2)
686 Dance On
687 Emancipation
688 Why
689 Life 'o' the Party
690 That Girl Thang
691 Get Wild
692 Halluctination Rain
693 The One
694 Compassion
695 Pltt Updates
696 Something U Already Know
697 House Of Brick (Brick House)
698 Cybersingle
699 Eye Hate U
700 Do U Lie?
701 She's Always In My Hair (12'' Version)
702 Hello
703 npg operator (II)
704 Sign O The Times (The Hits Mix)
705 Deuce & A Quarter
706 Breakdown
707 Gotta Broken Heart Again
708 Dont Know
709 La, La, La, He, He, Hee
710 segue (IV)
711 Cool
712 Wedding Feast
713 Man O War
714 Like A Mack
715 We Gets Up
716 Thrill You Or Kill You
717 Zannalee
718 Mindbells
719 The Morning Papers
720 My Little Pill
721 Wild And Loose
722 A Million Days
723 Screwdriver
724 Girl O' My Dreams
725 What's My Name
726 I Wanna Melt With U
727 Sexy Staxaphone And Guitar
728 Mashed Potato Girl Intro
729 Beginning Endlessly
730 Ripopgodazippa
731 Pope
732 Dinner With Dolores
733 After Hi School
734 Now
735 United States Of Division
736 Horny Pony
737 Snow Man
738 Dreamer
739 Paisley Park
740 In A Spanish Villa
741 npg operator (IV)
742 The Gold Standard
743 The Glamorous Life
744 Ballad of Dorothy Parker
745 Sex
746 segue (VII)
747 3rd Eye
748 New Power Generation
749 This Could B Us
750 Toy Box
751 So Far, So Pleased (With Gwen Stefani)
752 Come
753 Miss Understood
754 Sarah
755 Glam Slam
756 It
757 With You
758 Breakfast Can Wait (Single)
759 Girl Power
760 Love 2 the 9's
761 Staxowax
762 New Power Day
763 Wasted Kisses
764 Future Love Song
765 Sexual Suicide
766 Possessed
767 Home
768 I Am The DJ
769 Elephants and Flowers
770 Ain't No Place Like U
771 NPG Operator
772 So Blue
773 I Would Die 4 U (LP Version)
774 Soft And Wet (#2)
775 Bliss
776 When Doves Cry (The Hits Mix)
777 Goldnigga Pt.1
778 U Know
779 Partyup
780 segue (VI)
781 New Power Generation (Pt. II)
782 Fallinlove2nite
783 Curious Child
784 Undisputed (With Chuck D)
785 Dark
786 Miss You
787 The Sacrifice of Victor
788 Faded Photographs
789 There Is Lonely
790 Good Love
791 Witness
792 Things Have Got To Change
793 Ronnie, Talk to Russia
794 Oh, Baby
795 Morning Papers
796 2 Nigs United 4 West Compton
797 Sticky Like Glue
798 Power Fantastic
799 All This Love
800 How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?
801 I Can't Stop
802 Forever In My Live
803 P Control
804 Life Can Be so Nice
805 S.S.T.
806 Some Kind Of Lover
807 Dance 4 Me
808 Intro
809 npg operator (VI)
810 Blood Is Thicker Than Time
811 1+1+1 Is 3
812 Goldnigga Pt. 2
813 This Could Be Us
814 Wanna Melt With U
815 The Future
816 Lisa
817 segue (V)
818 Data Bank
819 Circle Of Amour
820 Release It
821 Silly Game
822 X s Face
823 Dreamin' About U
824 What Do U Want Me 2 Do?
825 Letitgo
826 I Know
827 Play in the Sunshine
828 New World
829 Alphabet St. (LP Version)
830 Sexuality
831 Old Friends 4 Sale
832 Future Baby Mama
833 A Woman's Gotta Have It
834 Goangster Glam
835 PoomPoom
836 A Case Of U
837 Lavau%
838 So Dark
839 Pride And The Passion
840 Controversy (LP Version)
841 Live 4 Love
842 She's Always in My Hair
843 In Your Gracious Name
844 npg operator (V)
845 Goldnigga Pt. 3
846 What It Feels Like
847 The Old Songs
848 Fury
849 Trust
850 segue (XIII)
851 Dear Michaelangelo
852 Comeback
853 Round And Round
854 So Far, So Pleased
855 Hardrocklover
856 Emale
857 Ts Immortals
858 Xenophobia
859 Loose!
860 U Make My Sun Shine
861 Fantastic
862 One Of Us
863 Witness 4 The Prosecution (#2)
864 Purple Rain (LP Version)
865 2morrow
866 Oliver's House
867 Guitar
868 Color
869 Go Go Dancer
870 Outro
871 Arboretum
872 Walk In Sand
873 Strays Of The World
874 Purple Music
875 From The Lotus...
876 Irresistable Bitch
877 I Don't Wanna Leave You
878 Shhh
879 Don't Talk 2 Strangers
880 F.U.N.K.
881 Soul Psychodelicide
882 (There'll Never B) Another Like Me
883 Tamborine
884 Boy's Club
885 Affirmation I & II
886 The Purple Medley
887 The Everlasting Now (Vamp)
888 Vicki Waiting
889 segue (XII)
890 Desire
891 Dionne
892 Shake!
893 Strange But True
894 Mr. Nelson
895 Joint 2 Joint
896 Turn It Up
897 3121
898 MPLS
899 Alphabet Street
900 I Wish U Heaven
901 Slow Love
902 Slave
903 Acknowledge Me
904 Onedayi'mgonnabesomebody
905 Hollywood
906 Good Judy Girlfriend
907 Make Your Mama Happy

Prince Bio

Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958) is an American musician. He performs under the mononymous name of Prince, but has also been known by various other names, among them an unpronounceable symbol (usually spelled out as O(+>) which he used as his name between 1993 and 2000, during which time he was usually referred to as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.

Prince is a prolific artist, having released several hundred songs both under his own name and with other artists. He has won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the first year he was eligible in 2004. In 2004, he was named the top male pop artist of the past 25 years by ARC Rock on the Net, and Rolling Stone ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

From his early material, rooted in R&B, soul and funk, Prince has expanded his musical palette throughout his career, absorbing many other genres including pop, rock, jazz, new wave, psychedelia and hip hop. Some of his primary influences include Sly Stone, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic and Carlos Santana. The distinctive characteristics of his early-to-mid 1980s work, such as sparse and industrial-sounding drum machine arrangements and the use of synthesizer riffs to serve the role traditionally occupied by horn riffs in earlier R&B, funk and soul music, were called the "Minneapolis sound" and have proved very influential.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_(musician)