On the third anniversary of Prince’s death, we look back at his albums that went multi-platinum in the US.
When Prince passed away on April 21, 2016, he left behind an extensive catalog which could not to be confined to a single genre.
His singular sound, which combined elements of rock, jazz, R&B, funk and pop, was as identifiable as the artist himself. As a solo artist and performing as Prince & the Revolution, he had five albums go multi-platinum in the US, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. (For an album to be considered platinum, it must sell 1 million units.)
- ‘Purple Rain’ (soundtrack)
- ‘Around the World in a Day’
- ‘Batman’ (soundtrack)