1958 - the year prince Nelson Rogers was born, on June 7 in Minneapolis, in the US state of Minnesota
7 - the age at which prince wrote his first song, funk machine
18 - the age at which he signed a contract with Warner music, releasing his first album the following year, two months before his 19th birthday
1 - Prince won an Oscar for best original song for Purple Rain in 1985
32 - the number of Grammy nominations he received; he won seven
39 - the number of studio albums Prince released. This doesn’t include his soundtracks, live or compilation albums
15 - the number of worldwide #1 hits Prince scored
8 - the number of worldwide #1 albums Prince released
27- the number of instruments Prince is credited with playing on his first album. When once asked how many he played in total, he said "thousands"
0 - the number of letters or words in Prince’s chosen stage name between 1993 and 2000, following a dispute with his record label. Instead he went by a sign.