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In Memoriam

Prince Rogers Nelson

7 June 1958 - 21 April 2016

'Sometimes I wish that life was never ending
But all good things, they say, never last.'

The PrinceVault Team is profoundly saddened by the death of Prince. Our thoughts go to his family and friends, but also to each and everyone of you, the anonymous fan, who loved his music and attended his concerts.


29 July 2016

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Gett Off single is released in the USA.

2 September 2016

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Controversy single is released in the USA

1 October 2016


Diamonds And Pearls, Prince's 13th full-length studio album, is released in the USA.

14 October 2016


Controversy, Prince's 4th full-length studio album, is released in the USA.

Next celebrations
19 November 2016  ★  2 December 2016

On This Day

28 October




Associated Artists

  • 1986Sheila E. performs in New York, NY: Madison Square Garden, supporting Lionel Richie

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Prince history calendar

Did You Know?

From our newest additions:

  • ... that Pain is Prince's reworking of a song called Joy And Pain, written by D. Channsin Berry?

  • ... that Purple Rain Home Video remained 12 consecutive weeks at position 1 in Billboard Top Videocassette sales chart?

  • ... that graphic designer Jay Vigon adapted the "Prince Purple Rain" logotype that was originally commissionned by Warner Bros for the movie for the Purple Rain album cover ?

  • ... that Wal-Mart refused to carry Lovesexy album in their 1,100 stores across the USA because of Prince's "provocative pose" on the cover that they thought was "too hot to handle"?

  • ... that Prince borrowed a keyboard from Pierre Lewis (of The Lewis Connection) and used it to record Soft And Wet?

  • ... that Chris Moon has described Aces as experimental in nature, lasting around 7 minutes long, with Mediterranean and Indian sections?
See our archive: Did You Know?

Last Concerts

14 April 2016 (7 p.m. & 10 p.m.)

Atlanta, GA, USA: Fox Theatre (show 1)
Atlanta, GA, USA: Fox Theatre (show 2)

17 April 2016 (am)

Chanhassen, MN, USA: Paisley Park Studios (brief performance during party)
Click above to visit the show page for details.

See other recent shows
26 March 2016 (a.m.)  ★  25 March 2016 (show 2)  ★  25 March 2016 (show 1)

Latest Releases

Black Sweat live download

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On 18 April 2016, Tidal offered a 3:18 live version of Black Sweat to download. The song was recorded on 14 April 2016 (show 2), Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA, USA, Prince's last ever concert.

Little Red Corvette / Dirty Mind (live) download

On 11 March 2016, Tidal offered a 7:55 live medley version of Little Red Corvette / Dirty Mind to download. The song was recorded on 20 February 2016 (show 2), Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.

Joy In Repetition (live) download

On 9 March 2016, Tidal offered a 3:51 live version of Joy In Repetition to download. The song was recorded on 20 February 2016 (show 2), Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.

Black Muse (Edited Version) download

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On 1 February 2016, Tidal offered a 3:15 edit of Black Muse to stream and download as its Purple Pick of the Week.

Mono Neon: Ruff Enuff download

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On 11 January 2016, the track Ruff Enuff by Mono Neon, featuring Prince as producer and musician, was released as Tidal's Purple Pick of the Week and as a stand-alone download. A few hours later, it was replaced with a vocal version of the track, with vocoder vocals by Adrian Crutchfield.
See other recent releases: Latest Music Archive

New Pages


Tidal is a subscription-based music streaming service offering lossless audio and...>> Read More

Award Shows Attended

Awards Attended is a list of all awards shows Prince attended, and was part of the ceremony...>> Read More

Prince: All Charts

All Charts is a survey of Prince singles and albums that have charted in a selection of countries around the world...>> Read More

Studio One

Studio One is a private facility owned by Bryan Ferry. It's a studio/office complex located...>> Read More

Rescheduled or Canceled Concerts

A non-exhaustive list that includes all known rescheduled and canceled concerts in Prince's concert history...>> Read More

See our archive: New Princevault Pages