Billboard Hot 100 Chart

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Billboard Hot 100 Chart




Definition


Below are listed all Prince singles that have hit the Billboard Hot 100 Chart from 1978 to this day. The chart also lists the singles that have made the Bubbling Under The Hot 100 Chart (indicated with BU overlooking the peak position figure) and the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay Chart (indicated with A overlooking the peak position figure). Top 10 hits are highlighted in light purple. Release dates are those valid for the USA.

Visit Billboard R&B Singles Chart for an history of Prince's singles hits in the US black charts and The Billboard 200 for the albums' hits in the US pop charts.
The Billboard charts are published on Wednesdays and feature the airplay + sales figures collected for the week ending the preceding Saturday.

Chart Records


Single Release Debut Peak Weeks Reference RIAA Certification
Softandwet single.jpg Soft And Wet 7 Jun. 1978 4 Nov. 1978 92 4 Warner 8619
Iwannabeyourlover singleusa.png I Wanna Be Your Lover 24 Aug. 1979 24 Nov. 1979+ 11 16 Warner 49050 Gold
Uptown single.jpg Uptown 10 Sep. 1980 25 Oct. 1980 101 BU 6 Warner 49959
Controversy singleusa.png Controversy 2 Sep. 1981 24 Oct. 1981 70 9 Warner 49808
Letswork singleusa.png Let's Work 6 jan. 1982 30 Jan. 1982 104 BU 3 Warner 50002
1999 single.jpg 1999 24 Sep. 1982 30 Oct. 1982 44 11 Warner 29896
Littleredcorvette singleusa.png Little Red Corvette 9 Feb. 1983 26 Feb. 1983 6 22 Warner 29746
1999 single.jpg 1999 24 Sep. 1982 4 Jun. 1983 12 R 15 Warner 29896
Delirious single.jpg Delirious 17 Aug. 1983 3 Sep. 1983 8 18 Warner 29503
Letspretendweremarried single.jpg Let's Pretend We're Married 23 Nov. 1983 17 Dec. 1983+ 52 10 Warner 29548
Whendovescry single.jpg When Doves Cry 16 May, 1984 2 Jun. 1984 1 (5) 21 Warner 29286 Platinum
Letsgocrazy single.jpg Let's Go Crazy 18 Jul. 1984 4 Aug. 1984 1 (2) 19 Warner 29216 Gold
Purplerain single.jpg Purple Rain 26 Sep. 1984 6 oct. 1984 2 (2) 16 Warner 29174 Gold
Iwoulddie4u single.jpg I Would Die 4 U 28 Nov. 1984 15 Dec. 1984+ 8 15 Warner 29121
Takemewithu single.jpg Take Me With U 25 Jan. 1985 9 Feb. 1985 25 12 Warner 29079
Raspberryberet single.jpg Raspberry Beret 15 May 1985 18 May 1985 2 (1) 17 Paisley Park 28972
Poplife single.jpg Pop Life 10 Jul. 1985 27 Jul. 1985 7 14 Paisley Park 28998
America single.jpg America 2 Oct. 1985 19 Oct. 1985 47 7 Paisley Park 28999
Kiss single.jpg Kiss 5 Feb. 1986 22 Feb. 1986 1 (2) 18 Paisley Park 28751 Gold
Mountains single.jpg Mountains 7 May 1986 24 May 1986 23 11 Paisley Park 28711
Anotherloverholenyohead single.jpg Anotherloverholenyohead 2 Jul. 1986 19 Jul. 1986 63 10 Paisley Park 28620
Signothetimes single.jpg Sign O' The Times 18 Feb. 1987 7 Mar. 1987 3 (1) 14 Paisley Park 28399
Ifiwasyourgirlfriend single.jpg If I Was Your Girlfriend 6 May 1987 30 May 1987 67 6 Paisley Park 28334
Ugotthelook single.jpg U Got The Look 14 Jul. 1987 1 Aug. 1987 2 (1) 25 Paisley Park 28289
Icouldnevertaketheplaceofyourman single.jpg I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 3 Nov. 1987 14 Nov. 1987+ 10 17 Paisley Park 28288
Hotthing singleA.jpg Hot Thing 3 Nov. 1987 6 Feb. 1988 63 9 Paisley Park 28288
Alphabetst singleusa.jpg Alphabet St. 23 Apr. 1988
Unconfirmed
30 Apr. 1988 8 13 Paisley Park 27900
Batdance single.jpg Batdance 6 Jun. 1989 17 Jun. 1989 1 (1) 18 Warner 22924 Platinum
Partyman single.jpg Partyman 25 Aug. 1989 26 Aug. 1989 18 10 Warner 22814 Gold
Thearmsoforion single.jpg The Arms Of Orion 17 Oct. 1989
Unconfirmed
21 Oct. 1989 36 14 Warner 22757
Thievesinthetemple single.jpg Thieves In The Temple 24 Jul. 1990 4 Aug. 1990 6 13 Paisley Park 19751 Gold
Newpowergeneration single.jpg New Power Generation 23 Oct. 1990 3 Nov. 1990 64 5 Paisley Park 19525
Gettoff single.jpg Gett Off 29 Jul. 1991 17 Aug. 1991 21 14 Paisley Park 19225 Gold
Cream single.jpg Cream 9 Sep. 1991 28 Sep. 1991 1 (2) 20 Paisley Park 19175 Gold
Insatiable single.jpg Insatiable 4 Nov. 1991 14 Dec. 1991+ 77 7 Paisley Park 19090
Diamondsandpearls single.jpg Diamonds And Pearls 25 nov 1991 7 Dec. 1991+ 3 (1) 21 Paisley Park 19083
Moneydontmatter2night single.jpg Money Don't Matter 2 Night 3 Mar. 1992 28 Mar. 1992 23 13 Paisley Park 19020
SexyMF single.jpg Sexy M.F. 30 Jun. 1992 25 Jul. 1992 66 4 Paisley Park 18817
Mynameisprince single.jpg My Name Is Prince 29 Sep. 1992 10 Oct. 1992 36 11 Paisley Park 18707
7 single.jpg 7 17 Nov. 1992 28 Nov. 1992+ 7 23 Paisley Park 18824 Gold
Damnu single.jpg Damn U 17 Nov. 1992 2 Jan. 1993 108 BU 8 Paisley Park 18700
Themorningpapers single.jpg The Morning Papers 3 Apr. 1993
Unconfirmed
3 Apr. 1993 44 11 Paisley Park 18583
Pinkcashmere single.jpg Pink Cashmere 31 Aug. 1993 18 Sep. 1993 50 9 Paisley Park 18371
Peach single.jpg Peach 18 Nov. 1993
Unconfirmed
11 Dec. 1993 107 BU 4 Paisley Park 18372
Themostbeautiful single.jpg The Most Beautiful Girl In The World 9 Feb. 1994 5 Mar. 1994 3 (3) 26 NPG 72514 Gold
Lovesign singleusa.png Love Sign Late Jun. 1994
Unconfirmed
6 Aug. 1994 72 A 1 NPG 60667
Letitgo single.jpg Letitgo 9 Aug. 1994 20 Aug 1994 31 14 Warner 18074
Purplemedley single.jpg Purple Medley 14 Mar. 1995 1 Apr. 1995 84 2 Warner 17903
Eyehateu single.jpg BigPurpleEye.png Hate U 12 Sep. 1995 23 Sep. 1995 12 10 NPG/Warner 17811
Gold single.jpg Gold 30 Nov. 1995
Unconfirmed
23 Dec. 1995 88 2 NPG/Warner 17715
Betchabygollywow singleusa.jpg Betcha By Golly, Wow! No release date 30 Nov. 1996 31 A 8 NPG (Promo only)
Theholyriver singleusa.jpg The Holy River No release date 8 Feb. 1997 58 A 5 NPG (Promo only)
1999-98 singleusa.jpg 1999 ('98 reissue) No release date 16 Jan. 1999 40 R 1 Warner 21881
Thegreatestromance single.jpg The Greatest Romance Ever Sold 5 Oct. 1999 23 Oct. 1999 63 13 NPG 13749
Umakemysunshine single.jpg U Make My Sun Shine 10 Apr. 2001 5 May 2001 59 S 5 NPG 07135
Princevaultsinglecover.png Musicology No release date 1 May 2004 120 BU 3 NPG (Promo only)
Callmyname single.jpg Call My Name No release date 21 Aug. 2004 75 18 NPG (Promo only)
Sst single.jpg S.S.T. 5 Sep. 2005 (NPGMC) 1 Oct. 2005 111 BU 1 NPG 75152
Blacksweat single.jpg Black Sweat 21 Feb. 2006 (NPGMC) 11 Mar. 2006 60 1 NPG 006371

+   indicates single peaked in the year after it first charted.
A   indicates single charted in the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart only.
S   indicates single charted in the Billboard Hot 100 Sales chart only.
R   indicates re-entry of a single that had already charted.
BU indicates single charted in the Bubbling Under The Single chart only.


References




Billboard Hot 100 Chart  ★  Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart  ★  Billboard Hot Dance Disco Chart  ★  Billboard R&B Singles Chart
Billboard Hot 100 Chart (Associated)  ★  Billboard Hot Dance Disco (Associated)  ★  Billboard R&B Singles Chart (Associated)
Chart History