Photo gallery: Iconic Musician Prince Through The Years

By Chika Dunu, Epoch Times
April 21, 2016 4:51 pm Last Updated: April 21, 2016 5:30 pm

Iconic artist Prince passed away on April 21 at the age of 57.

Take a walk down memory lane and revisit the ever changing style of the groundbreaking musician below.

Rock singer Prince performs during the 27th annual Grammy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., Feb. 27, 1985. Prince received three Grammys. (AP Photo/Liu Heung-Shing)
Prince performs during the 27th annual Grammy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., Feb. 27, 1985. Prince received three Grammys. (AP Photo/Liu Heung-Shing)

Rock singer Prince speaks at the American Music Awards,, Jan. 27, 1986 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Prince speaks at the American Music Awards,, Jan. 27, 1986 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Musical artist Prince performs in concert in this August 2, 1986 file photo.   (AP File Photo/Mario Suriani)
Prince performs in concert in this August 2, 1986 file photo. (AP File Photo/Mario Suriani)

American pop star Prince performing at the Eissporthalle in Frankfurt, Germany during his Parade Tour, on August 26, 1986. (AP Photo)
Prince performing at the Eissporthalle in Frankfurt, Germany during his Parade Tour, on August 26, 1986. (AP Photo)

Popstar Prince pictured performing to Dutch fans in the Galgenwaard Football Stadium in Utrecht Friday night, June 19, 1987 the first concert of three to be held in the Netherlands, part of Prince's European Tour. (AP Photo/Barbara Walton)
Prince pictured performing to Dutch fans in the Galgenwaard Football Stadium in Utrecht on June 19, 1987, the first concert of three to be held in the Netherlands, part of Prince’s European Tour. (AP Photo/Barbara Walton)

American singer-songwriter Prince pauses during his show at New York's Madison Square Garden Sunday night, Oct. 3, 1988. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)
Prince pauses during his show at New York’s Madison Square Garden Sunday night, Oct. 3, 1988. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)

The artist formerly known as Prince performs with Mayte and other dancers during the VH1 Fashion & Music Awards show in New York Sunday, Dec. 3, 1995. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel)
The artist formerly known as Prince performs with Mayte and other dancers during the VH1 Fashion & Music Awards show in New York Sunday, Dec. 3, 1995. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel)

In this April 10, 1997 file photo, Prince performs a medley of "Take Me With U" and "Rasberry Beret" at the 4th annual VH1 Honors in Universal City, Calif.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
In this April 10, 1997 file photo, Prince performs a medley of “Take Me With U” and “Rasberry Beret” at the 4th annual VH1 Honors in Universal City, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Boxing great Muhammad Ali, right, embraces the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, during a meeting in Washington Tuesday, June 24, 1997 prior to a news conference where they were to announce plans for a benefit concert in October. (AP Photo/Karin Cooper/Rogers & Cowan)
Boxing great Muhammad Ali, right, embraces the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, during a meeting in Washington on June 24, 1997 prior to a news conference where they were to announce plans for a benefit concert in October. (AP Photo/Karin Cooper/Rogers & Cowan)

The Artist, formerly known as Prince, performs at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday night, Dec. 22, 1998, during the first of three concerts in Germany as part of his "New Power Soul" tour. (AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer)
The Artist formerly known as Prince, performs at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany, on Dec. 22, 1998, during the first of three concerts in Germany as part of his “New Power Soul” tour. (AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer)

Britain's Prince Charles talks with The Artist, formerly known as Prince, left, at the "Diamonds are Forever" celebration at Syon House, London Wednesday, June 9, 1999. The celebration was to include the unveiling of a multi-million dollar diamond jewelry collection, the first-ever Versace fashion show in Britain and a live performance by Jon Bon Jovi. The Artist's wife Mayte is at center. (AP Photo/Dave Hogan/pool)
Britain’s Prince Charles talks with The Artist formerly known as Prince, left, at the “Diamonds are Forever” celebration at Syon House, London on June 9, 1999. The celebration was to include the unveiling of a multi-million dollar diamond jewelry collection, the first-ever Versace fashion show in Britain and a live performance by Jon Bon Jovi. The Artist’s wife Mayte is at center. (AP Photo/Dave Hogan/pool)

Recording artist Prince leaves the stage after a news conference where he announced that he now will be known as Prince and not the unpronounceable symbol that he has been using in recent years, Tuesday, May 16, 2000 in New York. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)
Recording artist Prince leaves the stage after a news conference where he announced that he now will be known as Prince and not the unpronounceable symbol that he has been using in recent years, on May 16, 2000 in New York. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)

Prince performs during the 46th Annual Grammy Awards in a Los Angeles, Ca. file photo from Feb. 8, 2004.
Prince performs during the 46th Annual Grammy Awards in a Los Angeles, Ca. file photo from Feb. 8, 2004.

United States artist Prince performs at the Brit Awards in London Wednesday Feb. 15, 2006. The awards given annually are the most prestigious awards in the British music industry. (AP Photo/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)
United States artist Prince performs at the Brit Awards in London on Feb. 15, 2006. The awards given annually are the most prestigious awards in the British music industry. (AP Photo/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Prince accepts the award for outstanding male artist at the 38th NAACP Image Awards in this March 2, 2007 file photo, in Los Angeles. Prince thrilled his hometown fans with three shows over 12 hours, only stopping when police shut him down early Sunday, July 8, 2007. (AP Photo/CHRIS CARLSON, file)
Prince accepts the award for outstanding male artist at the 38th NAACP Image Awards in this March 2, 2007 file photo, in Los Angeles. Prince thrilled his hometown fans with three shows over 12 hours, only stopping when police shut him down early Sunday, on July 8, 2007. (AP Photo/CHRIS CARLSON, file)

 In this Nov. 14, 2010 file photo, musician Prince performs in Yas Island, on the final night of the F1 motor race meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Nousha Salimi, File)
In this Nov. 14, 2010 file photo, musician Prince performs in Yas Island, on the final night of the F1 motor race meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Nousha Salimi, File)

Rock artist Prince performs at Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark, on Sunday July 4, 2010. (AP Photo / Tariq Mikkel Khan, POLFOTO)
Prince performs at Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark, on July 4, 2010. (AP Photo / Tariq Mikkel Khan, POLFOTO)

In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. Fox's post-Super Bowl party will include Prince making a guest appearance on the comedy "New Girl." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. Fox’s post-Super Bowl party will include Prince making a guest appearance on the comedy “New Girl.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Prince and his band is the surprised musical guest during the George Lucas and Mellody Hobson's wedding reception at Promontory Point on Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Prince and his band is the surprised musical guest during the George Lucas and Mellody Hobson’s wedding reception at Promontory Point on June 29, 2013 in Chicago. (Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)

Prince presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Prince presents the award for favorite album – soul/R&B at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)