Prince has hand signed this copy of his LP “Purple Rain” on the front cover in green ink. Purple Rain was released in 1984 and sold 13 million units in the United States, including 1.5 million in its debut week,earning a Diamond Award from the Recording Industry Association of America.
According to Billboard Magazine, the album spent 24 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard album charts (August 4, 1984 to January 18, 1985) The 1000th issue of Entertainment Weekly dated July 4, 2008 listed Purple Rain at number one on their list of the top 100 best albums of the past 25 years.The RIAA lists it as having gone platinum 13 times over. To date, it has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the seventh best-selling soundtrack album of all time. The album has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.