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Interviews


This is a comprehensive list of all interviews Prince gave throughout his career.
The list below is divided by interviews that appeared in print publications and interviews for radio and or television stations.

Interviews in print


Date Publication Author Country Remark
13 Feb. 1976 Central High Pioneer Lisa Crawford Flag usa.jpg   USA
8 Apr. 1977 Minnesota Daily Lisa Hendricksson Flag usa.jpg   USA
1978 Black Star Lisa Collins Flag usa.jpg   USA  ?
30 Apr. 1978 Minneapolis Tribune Tim Carr Flag usa.jpg   USA
May/June 1978 Insider Jeff Schneider Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jan. 1979 Right On! Cynthia Horner Flag usa.jpg   USA
5 Jan. 1979 The Minneapolis Star Jon Bream Flag usa.jpg   USA
19 Jan. 1979 Twin Cities Reader Martin Keller Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1979 Right On! Cynthia Horner Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1979 Trax Magazine Donald J. Hutera Flag usa.jpg   USA interview?
1980 Rock & Soul  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA  ?
6 Feb. 1980 The Minneapolis Star Jon Bream Flag usa.jpg   USA
20 Feb. 1980 Soho Weekly News Steve Bloom Flag usa.jpg   USA
Mar. 1980 Soul Teen J. Randy Taraborrelli Flag usa.jpg   USA


18 Apr. 1980 Memphis Star  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA


21 Dec. 1980 Los Angeles Times Dennis Hunt Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Dec. 1980 The Tuscaloosa News Dennis Hunt Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated from Los Angeles Times (21 December 1980)
21 Jan. 1981 San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle Dennis Hunt Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated from Los Angeles Times (21 December 1980)
Feb. 1981 Calumet City Night Rock News Dave Cuba Flag usa.jpg   USA
5 Feb. 1981 Saint Paul Recorder - Flag usa.jpg   USA
19 Feb. 1981 Rolling Stone (#337) Bill Adler Flag usa.jpg   USA
25 Feb. 1981 Aquarian Night Owl - supplement Gene Kalbacher Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Mar. 1981 Detroit News  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA issue 3 356, actual date on cover is February 25 - March 4
26 Mar. 1981 Denver Post  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA  ?
27 Mar. 1981 Los Angeles Herald Examiner Dennis Wilen Flag usa.jpg   USA
2 Apr. 1981 Boston Real Paper Larry Katz Flag usa.jpg   USA
21 May 1981 Atlanta Daily World  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA  ?
Jun. 1981 New York Rocker Andy Schwartz Flag usa.jpg   USA
6 Jun. 1981 Melody Maker Steve Sutherland Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
6 Jun. 1981 New Musical Express (NME) Chris Salewicz Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
6 Jun. 1981 Sounds Tony Mitchell Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
1 Jul. 1981 Oor Roberto Palombit Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
Aug. 1981 Playboy Jim Farber Flag usa.jpg   USA
21 Nov. 1981 Het Vrije Volk Louis de Moulin Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands interview took place more than 6 months before publication
21 Nov. 1982 Los Angeles Times Robert Hilburn Flag usa.jpg   USA
Sep. 1983 Musician Barbara Graustark Flag usa.jpg   USA interview took place more than 6 months before publication
12 Sep. 1985 Rolling Stone (#456) Neal Karlen Flag usa.jpg   USA
24 Sep. 1985 Oor Neal Karlen Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands translation from Rolling Stone (12 Sepember 1985)
Jul. 1986 Rock & Soul Michael Shore Flag usa.jpg   USA based on MTV interview, not a personal conversation
Jul. 1986 Ebony Lynn Normant Flag usa.jpg   USA interview took place more than 6 months before publication
18 Oct. 1990 Rolling Stone (#589) Neal Karlen Flag usa.jpg   USA
20 Oct. 1990 Oor Neal Karlen Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands translation from Rolling Stone (18 October 1990)
13 Oct. 1990 Elsevier Neal Karlen Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands translation from Rolling Stone (18 October 1990)
24 Aug. 1991 The Sunday Times Robert Sandall Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Sep. 1991 Spin Scott Paulson-Bryant Flag usa.jpg   USA
Sep. 1991 Soundi Scott Paulson-Bryant Flag finland.jpg   Finland
11 Sep. 1991 USA Today Edna Gundersen Flag usa.jpg   USA
Oct. 1991 Sky Magazine Simon Mills Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Nov. 1991 Details Chris Heath Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1991 The Face Chris Heath Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
10 Jun. 1992 The Daily Telegraph Chris Heath Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Jan. 1992 Black Beat Steve Ivory Flag usa.jpg   USA
20 Jun. 1992 New Musical Express (NME) Betty Page Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Jul. 1994 Max Uwe Killing Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Jul. 1994 Q (#94) Adrian Deevoy Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Aug. 1994 Vibe Alan Light Flag usa.jpg   USA
23 Oct. 1994 El País Semanal Rosa Montero Flag spain.jpg   Spain
11 Nov. 1994 Guitar World Alan Di Perna Flag usa.jpg   USA
2 Mar. 1995 The Evening Standard Max Bell Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
2 Mar. 1995 The Sun Andy Coulson Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
3 Mar. 1995 The Guardian Dan Glaister Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
7 Mar. 1995 The Voice Leone Ross Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
11 Mar. 1995 New Musical Express (NME) Andy Richardson Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
11 Mar. 1995 Echoes Adam Mattera Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
15 Mar. 1995 Time Out Peter Paphides Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK actual date on cover is 15-22 Mar. 1995
29 Mar. 1995 Smash Hits Mark Sutherland Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
May 1995 Q (#104) David Cavanagh Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
May 1995 Vox Steve Malins Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Jun. 1995 Esquire Gentleman Julie Baumgold Flag usa.jpg   USA
Nov. 1995 Esquire Julie Baumgold Flag usa.jpg   USA
6 Jul. 1996 London Times David Sinclair Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
14 Jul. 1996 The Los Angeles Times Elysa Gardner Flag usa.jpg   USA
23 Sep. 1996 Forbes Joshua Levine Flag usa.jpg   USA
16 Oct. 1996 Minneapolis Star Tribune Jon Bream Flag usa.jpg   USA based on conversation during listening session, not one-on-one conversation
17 Oct. 1996 Rolling Stone (#745) Anthony DeCurtis Flag usa.jpg   USA
Nov. 1996 Jazz Thing Götz Bühler Flag germany.jpg   Germany
2 Nov. 1996 Shukan Asahi Shannon Higgins Flag japan.jpg   Japan
12 Nov. 1996 USA Today Edna Gundersen Flag usa.jpg   USA a variant of this appeared on MSN Music Central online in Dec. 1996
14 Nov. 1996 Minneapolis Star & Tribune Jon Bream Flag usa.jpg   USA
14 Nov. 1996 St. Paul Pioneer Press Jim Walsh Flag usa.jpg   USA based on conversation during listening session, not one-on-one conversation
14 Nov. 1996 The Sun Sean Hoare Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
16 Nov. 1996 Oor Martin Pearson Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands also appeared in Germany, Austria and the UK
16 Nov. 1996 Rock & Folk (#353) Eric Dahan Flag france.jpg   France
16 Nov. 1996 La Presse Alain Brunet Flag canada.jpg   Canada
17 Nov. 1996 The New York Times Jon Pareles Flag usa.jpg   USA
17 Nov. 1996 St. Paul Pioneer Press Jim Walsh Flag usa.jpg   USA
18 Nov. 1996 Focus Martin Pearson Flag germany.jpg   Germany also appeared in The Netherlands, Austria and the UK
18 Nov. 1996 St. Paul Pioneer Press) Jim Walsh Flag usa.jpg   USA
18 Nov. 1996 Der Spiegel Thomas Huetlin Flag germany.jpg   Germany based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
20 Nov. 1996 Hamburger Morgenpost Götz Bühler (David Baum) Flag germany.jpg   Germany not a true interview but German journalist Götz Bühler telling about his interview he did with Prince with quotes from that interview
21 Nov. 1996 Stern Jürgen Schaefer Flag germany.jpg   Germany
25 Nov. 1996 Time Christopher John Farley & David E. Thigpen Flag usa.jpg   USA
February 1997 Mojo Serge Simonart Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK A longer version of this interview ikely also appeared elsewhere
28 Nov. 1996 Rolling Stone (#748) Anthony DeCurtis Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 Nov. 1996 Tip Berlin Magazine Georg Stamelos Flag germany.jpg   Germany syndicated in various German- and one Italian magazine
30 Nov. 1996 RTE Guide Alan Corr Flag ireland.jpg   Ireland based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
30 Nov. 1996 TV Week Molly Meldrum Flag australia.jpg   Australia
Dec. 1996 538 Newz Niels Hoogland Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Dec. 1996 Hello Solange Plamondon Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1996 News Thomas Zeidler Flag austria.jpg   Austria based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Dec. 1996 Rockin’ On Mr. Takami Flag japan.jpg   Japan
Dec. 1996 Saturn Aktuell Holger Erdmann Flag germany.jpg   Germany based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Dec. 1996 Wiener! Martin Pearson Flag austria.jpg   Austria also appeared in The Netherlands, Germany and the UK
1 Dec. 1996 Bild am Sonntag Christoph Körfer Flag germany.jpg   Germany
2 Dec. 1996 Ultimo Georg Stamelos Flag italy.jpg   Italy syndicated in various German magazines
14 Dec. 1996 1996 New Musical Express (NME) Sylvia Patterson Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
15 Dec. 1996 El País Semanal Bruno Galindo Flag spain.jpg   Spain
16 Dec. 1996 Jam! John Sakamoto Worldwide.png   online
16 Dec. 1996 Canadian Press Betsy Powell Worldwide.png   online
17 Dec. 1996 Toronto Star Peter Goddard Flag canada.jpg   Canada
17 Dec. 1996 The Toronto Sun Jane Stevenson Flag canada.jpg   Canada
18 Dec. 1996 The Globe and Mail Elizabeth Renzetti Flag canada.jpg   Canada
18 Dec. 1996 Montreal Gazette Mark LePage Flag canada.jpg   Canada
20 Dec. 1996 Cocktail Georg Stamelos Flag germany.jpg   Germany syndicated in various German- and one Italian magazine
22 Dec. 1996 OK! Martin Pearson Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK also appeared in The Netherlands, Germany and Austria
22 Dec. 1996 The Sunday Times Magazine Liz Jones Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
22 Dec. 1996 Sorrisi E Canzoni TV not attributed Flag italy.jpg   Italy actual date on cover is 22-28 Dec. 1996
Jan. 1997 Audio Live! Christiane Rebmann Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Jan. 1997 Ebony Lynn Norment Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jan. 1997 Guitares et Claviers  ? Flag france.jpg   France based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Jan. 1997 Max Georg Stamelos Flag germany.jpg   Germany syndicated in various German- and one Italian magazine
Jan. 1997 Musikexpress Christiane Rebmann Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Jan. 1997 Playboy Holger Erdmann Flag germany.jpg   Germany based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Jan. 1997 Pop Andres Lokko Flag sweden.jpg   Sweden
Jan. 1997 Rockin’ On  ? Flag japan.jpg   Japan
Jan. 1997 Sister 2 Sister Jamie Foster Brown Flag usa.jpg   USA based on conversation during 26 Oct. listening session, not one-on-one conversation
Jan. 1997 Sounds Magazin Christiane Rebmann Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Jan. 1997 WOM Journal Georg Stamelos Flag germany.jpg   Germany syndicated in various German- and one Italian magazine
13 Feb. 1997 Maui News Jon Woodhouse Flag usa.jpg   USA
Feb. 1997 Krisworld Thomas Zeidler Flag singapore.jpg   Singapore based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
Feb./Mar. 1997 Access Magazine Cindy Waxer Flag canada.jpg   Canada
Feb./Mar. 1997 Jazz Thing Götz Bühler & Georg Boskamp Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Mar. 1997 Face Ekow Eshun Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Mar. 1997 Minnesota Monthly Martin Keller Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also appeared in: Live Magazine, Jul. 1997 (USA)
Apr. 1997 Modern Woman Leslee Mason Flag canada.jpg   Canada
Apr. 1997 Musician Robert L. Doerschuk Flag usa.jpg   USA
May 1997 Harper’s Bazaar Eve MacSweeney Flag usa.jpg   USA
May 1997 Interview Spike Lee Flag usa.jpg   USA
May 1997 Top Of The Pops Susie Boone Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
19 May 1997 Jet not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA based on press conference, not one-on-one conversation
3 Jun. 1997 Minneapolis Star Tribune Cheryl ’C.J.’ Johnson Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jun. 1997 MuchMusic not attributed Worldwide.png   online via fax
21 Jul. 1997 AOL Live AOL members Worldwide.png   online
25 Jul. 1997 New York Post not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA quotes from 22 July press conference
31 Jul. 1997 CNN Mark Scheerer Worldwide.png   online
Aug. 1997 MTV various Worldwide.png   online 22 July press conference via MTV website
3 Aug. 1997 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sonia Murray Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
8 Aug. 1997 Dallas Morning News Thor Christensen Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
15 Aug. 1997 Miami Herald Howard Cohen Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
22 Aug. 1997 Nashville Banner Michael Gray Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
22 Aug. 1997 The Tennessean Rick de Yampert Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
23 Aug. 1997 Memphis Commercial-Appeal Bill Ellis Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
11 Sep. 1997 USA Today Edna Gundersen Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
16 Sep. 1997 Newark Star-Ledger Claudia Perry Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
20 Sep. 1997 Baltimore Sun J.D. Considine Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax & e-mail, syndicated, appeared in various USA newspapers
21 Sep. 1997 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (AP) Tony Norman Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
25 Sep. 1997 Seattle Times not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
26 Sep. 1997 The Portland Oregonian not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
26 Sep. 1997 The Vancouver Province Stuart Derdeyn Flag canada.jpg   Canada via fax
28 Sep. 1997 Sacramento Bee J. Freedom du Lac Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
Oct. 1997 Vegetarian Times Catherine Censor Shemo Flag usa.jpg   USA
Oct. 1997 Yahoo! Internet Life Ben Greenman Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
3 Oct. 1997 Salt Lake Tribune Lori Buttars Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
4 Oct. 1997 Denver Post G. Brown Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
7 Oct. 1997 San Francisco Chronicle Joel Selvine Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
24 Oct. 1997 Las Vegas Sun Lisa Ferguson Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
24 Oct. 1997 Albuquerque Journal Wendy Schwingendorf Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
17 Nov. 1997 Love4OneAnother.com not attributed Worldwide.png   online
9 Dec. 1997 St. Paul Pioneer Press Jim Walsh Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
26 Dec. 1997 Detroit Free Press Brian McCollum Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
30 Jun. 1998 Nando.net Franklin Paul Worldwide.png   online
3 Jul. 1998 The Guardian Dan Glaister Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK syndicated, also appeared in: The Irish Times 19 Sep. 1998 (Ireland)
3 Jul. 1998 Philadelphia Daily News Tonya Pendleton Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
3 Jul. 1998 Aftonbladet Magdalena Kvarning Flag sweden.jpg   Sweden
4 Jul. 1998 Dagens Nyheter Lennart Pehrson Flag sweden.jpg   Sweden
11 Jul. 1998 De Telegraaf Marcel Peerenboom Voller Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
12 Jul. 1998 Sunday Herald Sun Andrew Watt Flag australia.jpg   Australia syndicated, also appeared in: Sunday Telegraph Express, 12 Jul. 1998 (Australia)
18 Jul. 1998 The (London) Times Magazine Robert Crampton Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
24 Jul. 1998 El País Semanal Bruno Galindo (?) Flag spain.jpg   Spain
29 Jul. 1998 Nieuwe Revu Serge Simonaert Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands syndicated: also in Sonntags Zeitung, 23 Aug. 1998 (Switzerland), The Big Issue, 3-8 Aug. 1998 (UK) and Guitar World, Oct. 1998 (USA)
30 Jul. 1998 Focus A. Schipprack & I. Böck Flag germany.jpg   Germany
31 Jul. 1998 Swiss TV Guide not attributed Flag switzerland.jpg   Switzerland
Aug. 1998 Addicted To Noise Michael Goldberg Worldwide.png   online
Aug. 1998 Mojo (#57) Ben Edmonds Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Aug. 1998 Time Out not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA
8 Aug. 1998 Oor Edwin Ammerlaan Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
Sep. 1998 Glory Marlene von Arx Flag france.jpg   France
Sep. 1998 L’Affiche Olivier Cachin Flag france.jpg   France
Sep. 1998 Loaded Michael Holden Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Sep. 1998 Rage  ? Flag france.jpg   France
Sep. 1998 Rock & Folk Alain Orlandini Flag france.jpg   France
Sep. 1998 Q (#144) Phil Sutcliffe Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
22 Sep. 1998 El Especial  ? Flag spain.jpg   Spain
29 Sep. 1998 WallofSound.com Gary Graff Worldwide.png   online
Oct. 1998 Icon Touré Flag usa.jpg   USA
9 Oct. 1998 Süddeutsche Zeitung  ? Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Nov. 1998 Details Greg Kot Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 Mar. 1999 SonicNet Chris Nelson Worldwide.png   online via e-mail
13 Apr. 1999 USA Today Steve Jones Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 May 1999 Entertainment Weekly Tom Sinclair Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jun. 1999 Paper Beth Coleman Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 Sep. 1999 Minneapolis Star Tribune Vickie Gilmer Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Sep. 1999 New York Times Anthony DeCurtis Flag usa.jpg   USA
17 Sep. 1999 SonicNet Gil Kaufman Worldwide.png   online syndicated, also appeared on Addicted To Noise, 30 Oct. 1999 (online) in a longer version, see below
18 Sep. 1999 Aftonbladet Magdalena Kvarning Flag sweden.jpg   Sweden
18 Sep. 1999 Expressen Mats Larsson Flag sweden.jpg   Sweden
Oct. 1999 Q (#157) Phil Sutcliffe Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Oct. 1999 Vogue España Bettina Dubcovsky Flag spain.jpg   Spain
1 Oct. 1999 Kronen Zeitung  ? Flag austria.jpg   Austria
2 Oct. 1999 The Sun Mike Jones Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
3 Oct. 1999 New York Daily News Jim Farber Flag usa.jpg   USA
5 Oct. 1999 BET Weekend magazine Gene Geter Worldwide.png   online
14 Oct. 1999 Music Up! Sacha Reins Flag france.jpg   France
14 Oct. 1999 Musica!  ? Flag italy.jpg   Italy
27 Oct. 1999 Le Monde  ? Flag france.jpg   France
29 Oct. 1999 Billboard Larry Flick Worldwide.png   online Was this only online? It’s not in PRINT and there is no issue dated 10-29 (it’s 10-30)
30 Oct.. 1999 Addicted To Noise Gil Kaufman Worldwide.png   online longer version of interview on SonicNet, 17 September 1999 (online)
30 Oct. 1999 Oor Jesse Nash Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands An article in Aloha, Dec. 1999 (the Netherlands) is not attributed to a specific reporter, but is based on the same interview
Nov. 1999 Bass Player Karl Coryat Flag usa.jpg   USA
 ?? Nov. 1999 NW (New Weekly) Pip Harry Flag australia.jpg   Australia not clear if this was a one-on-one interview or based on another publication
4 Nov. 1999 Heat (#39) (not attributed) Flag usa.jpg   USA actual date on cover is 4-10 Nov. 1999. via e-mail
4 Nov. 1999 De Volkskrant Gijsbert Kamer Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
6 Nov. 1999 MTV Kurt Loader Worldwide.png   online
8 Nov. 1999 Music Connection Wayne Edwards Flag usa.jpg   USA actual date on cover is 8-21 Nov. 1999
9 Nov. 1999 Love4Oneanother.com not attributed Worldwide.png   online
9 Nov. 1999 Philadelphia Inquirer Tom Moon Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also appeared in Canada’s National Post: 16 Nov.16 1999 (Canada)
9 Nov. 1999 USA Today Edna Gundersen Flag usa.jpg   USA
9 Nov. 1999 Reuters Aleksandrs Rozens Flag usa.jpg   USA appeared online in November on WallofSound.com and excite.com
15 Nov. 1999 Elle Bertrand Meyer-Stabley Flag france.jpg   France
15 Nov. 1999 Le Parisien  ? Flag france.jpg   France
15 Nov. 1999 Time Christopher John Farley Flag usa.jpg   USA
17 Nov. 1999 Associated Press David Bauder Flag usa.jpg   USA appeared in Moscow-Pullman Daily News, 18 Nov. 1999 (USA); Boca Raton News 19 Nov. 1999; Herald-Journal 19 Nov. 1999; Lawrence Journal-World, 1Dec. 1999; Reading Eagle, 2Dec. 1999 etc
20 Nov. 1999 Libération  ? Flag france.jpg   France
21 Nov. 1999 The Guardian/The Observer Tim Adams Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
21 Nov. 1999 Le Journal Du Dimanche  ? Flag france.jpg   France
30 Nov. 1999 Algemeen Dagblad David Kleijwegt Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
30 Nov. 1999 Die Welt Michael Pilz Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Dec. 1999 Mixer Darren Ressler Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1999 Audio  ? Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Dec. 1999 Code Michael Gonzalez Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1999 Focus  ? Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Dec. 1999 Keyboard Ernie Rideout Flag usa.jpg   USA
Dec. 1999 Notorious Dimitri Ehrlich Flag usa.jpg   USA
4 Dec. 1999 De Telegraaf Ron Peereboom Voller Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
6 Dec. 1999 L’Express Gilles Médioni Flag france.jpg   France
12 Dec. 1999 La Razón Dominical Andrés González Flag spain.jpg   Spain
14 Dec. 1999 Blues & Soul Jeff Lorez Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK syndicated, appeared on-line in an edited version on Launch.com on 8 Nov. 1999
Jan. 2000 Black Diaspora  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jan. 2000 L’Affiche  ? Flag france.jpg   France
Jan. 2000 Entrevue José Luis Corral Flag france.jpg   France
Jan. 2000 Guitar Player Art Thompson Flag usa.jpg   USA
1 Jan. 2000 Veronica (Gids) Ellen Litz Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands actual date on cover is 1-7 January 2000
8 Jan. 2000 Hamburger Abendblatt Stefan Picker-Dressel Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Feb. 2000 Bunte  ? Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Feb. 2000 Pulse! (Tower Records Magazine) Neva Chonin Flag usa.jpg   USA
Mar. 2000 Mojo Barney Hoskyns Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
May 2000 Black Beat  ? Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
May 2000 InStyle Erica Kennedy Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 Jul. 2000 St. Paul Pioneer Press  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
May 2001 Gotham Magazine Wickham Boyle Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jun. 2001 Yahoo! Internet Life Bilge Ebiri Flag usa.jpg   USA
6 Jun. 2001 Chanhassen Villager Mark W. Olson Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Jun. 2001 St. Paul Pioneer Press John Nemo Flag usa.jpg   USA via text-messages
14 Jun. 2001 St. Paul Pioneer Press Jim Walsh Flag usa.jpg   USA via text-messages


23 Jun. 2001 Detroit Free Press Rachel May & Mary Beth Collver Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
27 Jun. 2001 Omaha World-Herald (not attributed) Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
28 Jun. 2001 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Nick Carter Flag usa.jpg   USA via fax
6 Jul. 2001 Montreal Gazette Mark LePage Flag canada.jpg   Canada
Oct. 2001 Modern Drummer Billy Amendola Flag usa.jpg   USA
4 Oct. 2003 Herald Sun Nui Te Koha Flag australia.jpg   Australia via email
16 Dec. 2003 The Honolulu Advertiser Derek Paiva Flag usa.jpg   USA
16 Dec. 2003 Honolulu Star Bulletin Gary C.W. Chun Flag usa.jpg   USA
16 Mar. 2004 MSNBC: Today Matt Lauer Worldwide.png   online
29 Mar. 2004 San Francisco Examiner not attributed Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
12 Apr. 2004 Newsweek Lorraine Ali Flag usa.jpg   USA
30 Apr. 2004 Corriere Della Sera Alessandra Farkas Flag italy.jpg   Italy
23 Apr. 2004 Entertainment Weekly (#761) Jeff Jensen Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 Apr. 2004 Canadian Press Lee-Anne Goodman Flag canada.jpg   Canada
27 May 2004 Rolling Stone (#949) Anthony DeCurtis Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also in: Word, August 2004 (UK)
28 May 2004 Las Vegas Review Doug Elfman Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Jun. 2004 The Telegraph magazine Mick Brown Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Jul. 2004 Guitar Player Art Thompson Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jul. 2004 Soma Adriane Lee Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Jul. 2004 The New York Times Jon Pareles Flag usa.jpg   USA
29 Jul. 2004 Associated Press Nekesa Mumbi Moody Flag usa.jpg   USA appeared in Rome News-Tribune, 4 May 2004 (USA); The Item, 6 May 2004 (USA); The Victoria Advocate, 7 May 2004 (USA); The Free Lance-Star, 6 Jun. 2004 (USA); The Grand Rapids Press, 29 Jul. 2004 (USA) etc.
12 Aug. 2004 The Washington Post David Segal Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also appeared in other USA papers.
18 Aug. 2004 Boston Globe Renee Graham Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also appeared in various other USA newspapers{
21 Aug. 2004 Rocky Mountain News Mark Brown Flag usa.jpg   USA
22 Aug. 2004 USA Today Edna Gundersen Flag usa.jpg   USA syndicated, also appeared in various other USA newspapers
4th quarter 2004 Galore  ? Flag germany.jpg   Germany
Sep. 2004 Ebony Lynn Norment Flag usa.jpg   USA
Sep. 2004 Tracks Alan Light Flag usa.jpg   USA
Sep. 2004 Wired Eric Steuer Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Sep. 2004 Gallery Of Sound Gary Graff Worldwide.png   online
1 Dec. 2004 Business 2.0 Paul Sloan. Flag usa.jpg   USA via e-mail
19 Feb. 2006 The Guardian/The Observer Barney Hoskyns Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
Aug./Sep. 2007 Giant Magazine Smokey D. Fontaine Flag usa.jpg   USA
24 Nov. 2008 The New Yorker Claire Hoffman Flag usa.jpg   USA
11 Jan. 2009 L.A. Times Ann Powers Flag usa.jpg   USA


14 Oct. 2009 Le Monde Stéphane Davet Flag france.jpg   France
24 Jun. 2010 Het Nieuwsblad Hans-Maarten Post Flag belgium.jpg   Belgium syndicated, also in: Daily Record and Sunday Mail, 5 July 2010 (UK); Courrier International, 22 Jul. 2010 (France)
Jul. 2010 Ebony Harriette Cole, Dudley M. Brooks & Terry Glover Flag usa.jpg   USA
8 Jul. 2010 2010 Le Parisine Emmanuel Marolle Flag france.jpg   France
10 Jul. 2010 2010 Daily Mirror Peter Willis Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
August 2010 Rolling Stone - Germany (#210) Joachim Hentschel Flag germany.jpg   Germany syndicated, also in: The Times, Saturday Review, 24 Jul. 2010 (UK)
10 Nov. 2010 De Volkskrant Gijsbert Kamer Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
9 Nov. 2010 Het Nieuwsblad Hans-Maarten Post Flag belgium.jpg   Belgium
23 Jun. 2011 Le Figaro Jean-Luc Wachthausen Flag france.jpg   France
23 Jun. 2011 The Guardian Dorian Lynskey Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK
30 Jun. 2011 Het Nieuwsblad Jan Claes Flag belgium.jpg   Belgium
10 Jul. 2011 Ekstra Bladet Joakim Hediger Flag denmark.jpg   Denmark
10 Jul. 2011 The Sunday Independent Barry Egan Flag ireland.jpg   Ireland
22 Nov. 2011 The Vancouver Sun Mike Devlin Flag canada.jpg   Canada
12 May 2012 Herald Sun Scott Fitzsimons Flag australia.jpg   Australia
20 Sep. 2012 Chicago Tribune Greg Kot Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Jan. 2013 Billboard Gail Mitchell Flag usa.jpg   USA
16 May 2013 Minneapolis Star Tribune Jon Bream Flag usa.jpg   USA
16 May 2013 St. Paul Pioneer Press Amy Nelson Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 Jul. 2013 V Vanessa Grigoriadis Flag usa.jpg   USA
Mar. 2014 Mojo (#244) Will Hodgkinson Flag usa.jpg   USA
Jun. 2014 Essence Cheo Hodari Coker Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 Aug. 2015 Ebony Miles Marshall Lewis Flag usa.jpg   USA
2 Sep. 2015 Cuepoint Smokey D. Fontaine Flag usa.jpg   USA
6 Sep. 2015 Entertainment Weekly (#1380) Leah Greenblatt Flag usa.jpg   USA
12 Nov. 2015 NRC Handelsblad Amanda Kuyper Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands interview was with 4 journalists at the same time
12 Nov. 2015 The Guardian Alexis Petridis Flag UnitedKingdom.jpg   UK interview was with 4 journalists at the same time
17 Nov. 2015 Humo Serge Simonart Flag belgium.jpg   Belgium interview was with 4 journalists at the same time
16 Dec. 2015 El País Semanal Iñigo López Palacios Flag spain.jpg   Spain interview was with 4 journalists at the same time
22 Dec. 2015 Ebony Miles Marshall Lewis Worldwide.png   online by request of Prince retracted within hours of publication
22 Apr. 2016 Rolling Stone website Brian Hiatt Worldwide.png   online interview took place more than 6 months before publication
24 Apr. 2016 The Guardian Susie Boone Worldwide.png   online interview took place more than 6 months before publication


Interviews for radio and television


Date Station & program: Show Interviewer/Host Country Remarks
13 Nov. 1985 MTV: MTV Presents Prince Steve Fargnoli Flag usa.jpg   USA
7 Jun. 1986 WHYT, Detroit The Electrifying Mojo Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
12 Mar. 1995 BBC1: The Sunday Show Veronica Webb Flag england.jpg   England 
 (a second segment aired on 1 April 1995)
16 Nov. 1996 Tokyo radio show  ? Flag japan.jpg   Japan Radio (phone in)
19 Nov. 1996 Fuji-TV  ? Flag japan.jpg   Japan
21 Nov. 1996 Syndicated: Oprah Oprah Winfrey Flag usa.jpg   USA
19 Dec. 1996 NBC: The Today Show Bryant Gumbel Flag usa.jpg   USA
7 Jan. 1997 Syndicated: The Rosie O’Donnell Show Rosie O’Donnell Flag usa.jpg   USA
1 Feb. 1997 VH1: VH1 To One: VH-1 presents the artist formerly known as Prince Chris Rock Flag usa.jpg   USA
25 Apr. 1997 Syndicated: Entertainment Tonight Lisa Canning Flag usa.jpg   USA 
 (a second segment aired on 3 May 1997)
29 Jul. 1997 CNN: Showbiz Today Jim Moret Flag usa.jpg   USA 
(a second segment aired on 30 Jul. 1997)
9 Dec. 1997 KMSP: The Biz / Minnesota Nine News Robyne Robinson Flag usa.jpg   USA
29 May 1998 NBC: The Today Show Matt Lauer Flag usa.jpg   USA
9 Jun. 1998 syndicated: Vibe Sinbad Flag usa.jpg   USA
1 Jul. 1998 ABC: Good Morning America Kevin Newman Flag usa.jpg   USA
28 Jul. 1998 CNN: Showbiz Today Sherri Sylvester Flag usa.jpg   USA short bits initially aired on 24 Jul. 1998; CNN: Cover Version (USA)
25 Sep. 1998 WBLS: Jeff Foxx Show] Jeff Foxx Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
20 Oct. 1998 BBC2: O-Zone Kevin Greening Flag england.jpg   England
24 Oct. 1998 (N/A) Beautiful Strange Mel B. Flag england.jpg   England
27 Oct. 1998 BET: Tonight - Talk Back With Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley Flag usa.jpg   USA
1 Dec. 1998 SAT1: Blitz Monica Lierhaus (?) Flag germany.jpg   Germany interview from Madrid????? 20/12?
5 Nov. 1999 MTV: MTV News 1515 Kurt Loder Flag usa.jpg   USA
13 Nov. 1999 BET: Out The Box Malonda Richard? Flag usa.jpg   USA
20 Nov. 1999 BBC1: Top Of The Pops+  ? Flag england.jpg   England
26 Nov. 1999 TF1: Tout Lara Fabian Lara Fabian & Jean Pierre Foucault Flag france.jpg   France
5 Dec. 1999 ZDF: Roger Willemsens Musikszene Roger Willemsen Flag germany.jpg   Germany
8 Dec. 1999 NBC: The Today Show Matt Lauer Flag usa.jpg   USA
9 Dec. 1999 Total Request Live Kurt Loder Flag usa.jpg   USA
9 Dec. 1999 Access Hollywood  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
10 Dec. 1999 CNN: Larry King Live Larry King Flag usa.jpg   USA
11 Dec. 1999 VIVA1: VIVA Spezial - The Artist Charlotte Roche Flag germany.jpg   Germany Also aired as "Fast Forward: The Artist - Das Interview" on VIVA2 17 Dec. 1999 Dec. - Germany
14 Dec. 1999 VH1: The Rankin File Rebecca Rankin Flag usa.jpg   USA
17 Dec. 1999 ABC: The View Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Lisa Ling Flag usa.jpg   USA
18 Dec. 1999 CNN: 1999 WorldBeat Brooke Alexander Flag usa.jpg   USA
21 Dec. 1999 TROS: TV Show Ivo Niehe Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
22 Dec. 1999 E! Daily News  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
29 Dec. 1999 CBS: The Early Show Bryant Gumbel Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Jan. 2000 @lter8 David & Stephen Dewaele Flag netherlands.jpg   The Netherlands
 ?? Mar. 2000 Los angeles radio  ??? Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)


1 Jun. 2000 KMSP-(FOX)9 News At Ten Robyne Robinson Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 May 2001 NBC: The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Jay Leno Flag usa.jpg   USA
23 Oct. 2003 Channel 9: Today: Rove Live Rove Flag australia.jpg   Australia
19 Feb. 2004 PBS: Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Feb. 2004 NBC: The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Jay Leno Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 Mar. 2004 NBC: Ellen DeGeneres Show Ellen DeGeneres Flag usa.jpg   USA
15 Mar. 2004 Syndicated: The Doug Banks Show Doug Banks Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
22 Mar. 2004 NBC: The Today Show Matt Lauer Flag usa.jpg   USA
19 Apr. 2004 CNBC: Special Report With Maria Bartiromo Maria Bartiromo Flag usa.jpg   USA
19 Apr. 2004 WPGC: Donnie Simpson Morning Show Donnie Simpson Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 Syndicated: Tom Joyner Morning Show Tom Joyner Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 KYLD SF: Clear Channel - [The Dog House Jeff Vandergrift & Elvis (Dan Lay Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 WVEE: Frank Ski Morning Show Frank Ski Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 WRKS - NY/ Kiss FM  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 WLLD Tampa Infinity - "Orlando and the Freak Show Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 KKDA/K104: Skip Murphy Skip Murphy Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 KJLH - LA  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 KPWR LA: Emmis - Big Boy Big Boy (Kurt Alexander) Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 KKBT, KBFB: Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
19 Apr. 2004 WBLS: Jeff Foxx Show Jeff Foxx Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio (phone in)
20 Apr. 2004 NBC: The Today Show Matt Lauer Flag usa.jpg   USA RE-RUN OF 22/03 2004 ????????????
30 Apr. 2004 MTV News Sway Calloway Flag usa.jpg   USA
30 Apr. 2004 France 2 Trafic Musique Flag france.jpg   France
30 Apr. 2004 Fuji TV 200 Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ Flag japan.jpg   Japan
04 May 2004 BET: Words & Music by Prince  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 Jun. 2004 E! News: Access Hollywood Shaun Robinson Flag usa.jpg   USA
13 Jul. 2004 Extra TV: The Legend Rolls On AJ Calloway Flag usa.jpg   USA
20 Jul. 2004 CBS: The Early Show Rene Syler Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Jul. 2004 CNN: Prince on The Biz David Haffenreffer Flag usa.jpg   USA
26 Jul. 2004 CTV: Canada AM Seamus O'Rega Flag canada.jpg   Canada
1 Aug. 2004 MuchMoreMusic: MuchMoreMusic Live!: Prince Bill Welychka Flag canada.jpg   Canada
13 Dec. 2005 VH1: VH1 News  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA
22 Apr. 2009 PBS: Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley Flag usa.jpg   USA
14 Oct. 2009 Canal+: Le Grand Journal  ? Flag france.jpg   France Did he do an interview here?
10 Dec. 2010 107.5 WBLS  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio
13 Dec. 2010 103.5 KTU  ? Flag usa.jpg   USA Radio
17 Sep. 2010 ABC: The View Sherri Shepherd, Whoopie Goldfberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar Flag usa.jpg   USA Does this counts as an interview?
14 Apr. 2011 Syndicated: 2011 Lopez Tonight George Lopez Flag usa.jpg   USA
27 Jun. 2011 Canal+: Le Grand Journal Michel Denisot Flag france.jpg   France
17 Sep. 2012 ABC: The View Sherri Shepherd, Whoopie Goldfberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar Flag usa.jpg   USA
3 May 2014 Syndicated: The Arsenio Hall Show Arsenio Hall Flag usa.jpg   USA
30 Sep. 2015 NBC: Today Flag usa.jpg   USA Does this counts as an interview? (phone in)


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