Prince wrote that? 7 hits made famous by others

Prince wrote that? 7 hits made famous by others

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The world-famous musician Prince died Thursday at age 57.

"It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57," said Prince's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure.

They have not released the cause of his death.

He's best known for a slew of hits in the 1980s, including "Cream," "When Doves Cry" and "Raspberry Beret."

But did you know he wrote and co-wrote several songs that later became big hits for others?

Here are 7 songs written by Prince that you probably didn't know were by Prince.

When you hear them, it'll all make perfect sense.

"Nothing Compares 2 U," Sinead O'Connor

"Manic Monday," The Bangles

"When You Were Mine," Cyndi Lauper

"I Feel For You," Chaka Khan

"Love Song," Madonna

"Pray," MC Hammer

"Stand Back," Stevie Nicks

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