The top 58 favorite Prince Songs

Prince at 46th Annual Grammy Awards
Prince performs at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2004, in Los Angeles. (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Tune in on Tuesday, June 7 — the 58th anniversary of Prince's birth — as we count down the top 58 Prince songs, as voted on by you.

A few weeks ago, we conducted an internal poll among The Current's staff, asking people to vote for their favorite Prince tracks from our library. In a ballot containing more than 300 songs, here are the tracks that shook out as our top five:

No. 1 (tie): "1999", "Let's Go Crazy"
No. 2: "Controversy"
No. 3 (tie): "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man", "I Would Die 4 U"
No. 4: "7"
No. 5: "Kiss"

But we are interested in what YOU think. So that's why we took the same ballot of Prince songs in our library — more than 300 tracks — and asked you to vote for your favorites. We used your input to gather the top 58 in remembrance of Prince.

Be sure to listen on on Tuesday, June 7 — the anniversary of Prince's birth — from 2 to 6:45 p.m., as we count down your 58 favorites.

Countdown


Watch the countdown unfold live, or follow along on The Current's playlist.

No. 1: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Purple Rain
from Purple Rain
No. 2: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art When Doves Cry
from Purple Rain
No. 3: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Let's Go Crazy
from Purple Rain
No. 4: Prince - '1999' cover art 1999
from 1999
No. 5: Prince - 'Around The World In A Day' cover art Raspberry Beret
from Around The World In A Day
No. 6: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art I Would Die 4 U
from Purple Rain
No. 7: Prince - '1999' cover art Little Red Corvette
from 1999
No. 8: Prince - 'Parade' cover art Kiss
from Parade
No. 9: Prince - 'The Love Symbol Album' cover art 7
from The Love Symbol Album
No. 10: Prince - 'The Hits and B-Sides' cover art Nothing Compares 2 U
from The Hits and B-Sides
No. 11: Prince - 'Girl 6' cover art Erotic City
from Girl 6
No. 12: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art The Beautiful Ones
from Purple Rain
No. 13: Prince - 'Prince' cover art I Wanna Be Your Lover
from Prince
No. 14: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Darling Nikki
from Purple Rain
No. 15: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Baby I'm a Star
from Purple Rain
No. 16: Prince - 'Controversy' cover art Controversy
from Controversy
No. 17: Prince - 'Parade' cover art Sometimes it Snows in April
from Parade
No. 18: Prince - 'Diamonds and Pearls' cover art Diamonds and Pearls
from Diamonds and Pearls
No. 19: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
from Sign O' The Times
No. 20: Prince - 'Diamonds and Pearls' cover art Cream
from Diamonds and Pearls
No. 21: Prince - 'Diamonds and Pearls' cover art Get Off
from Diamonds and Pearls
No. 22: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art Starfish and Coffee
from Sign O' The Times
No. 23: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art If I Was Your Girlfriend
from Sign O' The Times
No. 24: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art Sign O' The Times
from Sign O' The Times
No. 25: Prince - '1999' cover art Delirious
from 1999
No. 26: Prince - '1999' cover art D.M.S.R.
from 1999
No. 27: Prince - 'The Love Symbol Album' cover art My Name is Prince
from The Love Symbol Album
No. 28: Prince - 'Dirty Mind' cover art When You Were Mine
from Dirty Mind
No. 29: Prince - 'Around The World In A Day' cover art Pop Life
from Around The World In A Day
No. 30: Prince - 'Lovesexy' cover art Alphabet Street
from Lovesexy
No. 31: Prince - 'The Love Symbol Album' cover art Sexy M.F.
from The Love Symbol Album
No. 32: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Take Me With U
from Purple Rain
No. 33: Prince - 'When Doves Cry (Single)' cover art 17 Days
from When Doves Cry (Single)
No. 34: Prince - 'Controversy' cover art Do Me Baby
from Controversy
No. 35: Prince - 'Purple Rain' cover art Computer Blue
from Purple Rain
No. 36: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art U Got the Look
from Sign O' The Times
No. 37: Prince - 'Around the World in a Day' cover art Paisley Park
from Around the World in a Day
No. 38: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art Housequake
from Sign O' The Times
No. 39: Prince - 'The Hits and B-Sides' cover art She's Always in My Hair
from The Hits and B-Sides
No. 40: Prince - 'Graffiti Bridge' cover art Thieves in the Temple
from Graffiti Bridge
No. 41: Prince - 'The Hits and B-Sides' cover art How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?
from The Hits and B-Sides
No. 42: Prince - 'Dirty Mind' cover art Uptown
from Dirty Mind
No. 43: Prince - '1999' cover art Let's Pretend We're Married
from 1999
No. 44: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art The Cross
from Sign O' The Times
No. 45: Prince - 'Parade' cover art Mountains
from Parade
No. 46: Prince - 'Musicology' cover art Musicology
from Musicology
No. 47: Prince - 'Graffiti Bridge' cover art Joy in Repetition
from Graffiti Bridge
No. 48: Prince - 'Dirty Mind' cover art Dirty Mind
from Dirty Mind
No. 49: Prince - '3121' cover art Black Sweat
from 3121
No. 50: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art Forever in My Life
from Sign O' The Times
No. 51: Prince - 'Batman' cover art Batdance
from Batman
No. 52: Prince - 'The Hits and B-sides' cover art Pink Cashmere
from The Hits and B-sides
No. 53: Prince - 'Sign O' The Times' cover art The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
from Sign O' The Times
No. 54: Prince - 'Parade' cover art Girls and Boys
from Parade
No. 56: Prince - 'Graffiti Bridge' cover art The Question of U
from Graffiti Bridge
No. 55: Prince - 'Musicology' cover art Call My Name
from Musicology
No. 57: Prince - '1999' cover art Lady Cab Driver
from 1999
No. 58: Prince - 'HITNRUN Phase One' cover art 1000 X's and O's
from HITNRUN Phase One

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