Prince is one of the biggest musical legends of all-time. One year since Prince’s death and his music is still topping charts.
According to Billboard, Prince sold more albums than any artist in 2016.
The Purple One’s catalog of albums and songs have sold 7.7 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. Prince’s music lives on incredibly, even surpassing Adele‘s latest 2.23 million copies sold.
Prince’s best-selling albums of 2016 were The Very Best Of Prince (668,000 copies), Purple Rain (498,000) and 1999 (169,000). His greatest hits album 4Ever (2016) also sold 67,000 copies.
“Purple Rain” was his best-selling song last year with 621,000 downloads, followed by “Little Red Corvette,” Let’s Go Crazy” and “Kiss.”
We love you and miss you Prince! May his music live on forever.