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RIP Prince - Here's a List of His Greatest Achievements

RIP Prince - Here's a List of His Greatest Achievements

There’s no denying that Prince has had one of the most successful music careers of our time.

The 57-year-old artist was nominated for a total of 32 Grammy Awards over the years, with seven wins under his belt.

He was also nominated for 12 MTV Video Music Awards and won four times, in addition to his Academy Award win back in 1985 for “Purple Rain” and his 2007 Golden Globe win for “Song of the Heart” from the movie Happy Feet.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and Rolling Stone ranked him at No. 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

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Prince Wins Oscar in 1985

Click inside to see a list of Prince’s impressive accolades…

Grammy Awards

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal – “Purple Rain” – 1985
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media – “Purple Rain” – 1985
Best R&B Song – “I Feel For You” – 1985
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals – “Kiss” – 1987
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance – “Call My Name” – 2005
Best Traditional R&B Performance – “Musicology” – 2005
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance – “Future Baby Mama” – 2008

MTV Video Music Awards

Best Choreography in a Video – “Raspberry Beret” – 1986
Best Male Video – “U Got the Look” – 1988
Best Stage Performance in a Video – “U Got the Look” – 1988
Best Dance Video – “Cream” – 1992

Academy Awards

Best Original Song Score – “Purple Rain” – 1985

Golden Globes

Best Original Song – Motion Picture – Happy Feet (“Song of the Heart”) – 2007

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  • Becki Davis Hedrick

    His death was a great loss. Music died that day with Prince. The great legend has left his devoted fans at a great and forever loss. Thanks for this list of his life’s awards and recognitions for his God given talent. A great reminder of his life’s journey. Prince fan 4 life!