Home • 2014 ESSENCE Festival Spotify: ESSENCE's Best of Prince Playlist Prince is the headliner for the 2014 ESSENCE Music Festival! Here is a playlist of some of the legend's best hits. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images By Essence · Updated October 27, 2020 Today ESSENCE is proud to annouce that Prince will be the headliner for the 20th annual ESSENCE Music Festival. Here’s a playlist of our favorite hits to get ready. Enjoy!