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Prince Onstage Through the Years

The Purple One commands the Grammys, music festivals and more

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Prince kicks into a performance at Flipper's Roller Disco Boogie Lounge in Los Angeles.

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Name Change (1997)

The Artist Formerly Known as Prince performs at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California.

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Jazz Jam (2007)

Prince sits in at a jam session after his appearance at the 41th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland.

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ALMA Awards (2007)

Prince croons at the NCLR ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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The Disguised One (2004)

Prince performs in disguise as the surprise opening act for the 10th anniversary of the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

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Piano Dancer (2011)

Prince performs while Misty Copeland dances during the "Welcome 2 America" tour at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Welcome 2 Inglewood (2011)

Prince performs during his "Welcome 2 America" tour at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

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