In 1986, he led on his own and as the writer of the chart's runner-up song. Also, this week in 1990, he returned to No. 1 as a writer, thanks to Sinead O'Connor.
On the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 19, 1986, Prince earned the rare distinction of writing both the Nos. 1 and 2 songs on the chart. That week, "Kiss" (credited to Prince and The Revolution) sealed up the No. 1 slot for its first of two weeks on top. Directly behind, "Manic Monday," which he wrote for the Bangles (under the name Christopher), rose to No. 2, its peak.