Prince
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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 10
Jim Farber, NY Daily News (USA) - The 10 Best Albums of the 1980s (2014) 4
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 119
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 57
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 87
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 20
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 18
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 206
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 20
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 53
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 53
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) After that
WOEBOT (Matthew Ingram, USA) - The 100 Greatest Records Ever (2005) 63
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 393
The Guardian (UK) - Prince: Every Album Rated and Ranked (2016) 4
The Rough Guide - Soul: 100 Essential CDs (2000) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 101
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 16
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 18
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 37
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Albums of the Year No Order