The legendary musician died at age 57 on April 27, 2016, but his quirky style and iconic performances will forever live on.
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2015 American Music Awards
The singer rocked his best '70s throwback style, which consisted of his hair in an afro, a yellow canary top and pants number and leopard-print guitar strap, while presenting the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album to The Weeknd at the American Music Awards on Nov. 22, 2015.
2011 'Welcome 2 America' Tour
Not only did the late singer push boundaries in music, but he did so with fashion as well. He sported a glitzy gold one-piece jumpsuit and matching heels while performing during his Welcome 2 America tour at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Feb. 7, 2011.
2009 'One Night... Three Venues'
The "Purple Rain" singer made history by playing three shows at three different venues in one night in Los Angeles on March 28, 2009. During his first show at the Staples Center, he rocked a black-and-white printed top with black pants.
2007 Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Minneapolis, Minnesota, native donned a turquoise suit with a bright orange blouse during his legendary Super Bowl XLI Pepsi Halftime Show performance -- one of the best Super Bowl performances of all time -- at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on Feb. 4, 2007. He slayed his classic hits -- performing "Purple Rain" in the pouring rain -- and also belted out funky covers of Queen's "We Will Rock You," Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Proud Mary," Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" and Foo Fighters' "Best of You."
2006 'American Idol' Performance
Sporting a classy tuxedo suit in his signature color, the music icon made a surprise appearance during the season 5 finale of American Idol, where he performed "Lolita" and "Satisfied," at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, on May 24, 2006.
2004 Essence Music Festival Appearance
Always one to shock fans with his extravagant onstage looks, the "Dirty Mind" singer wore a fake goatee, straight black wig and sunglasses while performing in disguise as the surprise opening act at the 10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, on July 2, 2004.
Looking regal in a vibrant pantsuit and slinging a purple guitar, the singer was joined onstage by Beyoncé for a memorable performance at the 46th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2004. The two performed his hits "Purple Rain," "Baby, I'm a Star" and "Let's Go Crazy," and Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love."
1991 MTV Video Music Awards
The musician turned heads, rocking a yellow see-through suit that showed off his backside, while delivering a sexy performance of his hit, "Gett Off," with nearly naked dancers at the MTV Video Music Awards in Universal City, California, on Sept. 5, 1991.