These Moving Tributes To Prince Show Exactly How Much He’ll Be Missed.
The sad news of American singer Prince passing away unexpectedly on April 21, 2016 has been felt around the world. People on every continent have taken to social media to express their shock and sadness. Along with their condolences, everyone seems to point out the huge part this multi-talented artist played in their lives.
Be it “Purple Rain,” “Cream,” “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” or “When Doves Cry,” everyone seems to have that one Prince song that brings back memories of youth and love. The artist has touched the hearts of millions. Here are some of the tributes made by his devoted fans globally.
A fan pauses at a pop-up memorial outside the dance venue, First Avenue in Minneapolis.
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The New Yorker gave their cover a new look in honour of "Purple Rain."
The Minnesota Twins baseball team remember the artist.
NASA showing the purple Nebula.
The Orlando Eye shining bright.
Google's doodle makes a virtual purple rain.
Hollywood remembers Prince.
Fans console each other outside the singer's compound in Minneapolis.
Messages written for the late singer outside the Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis.
A Minnesota bridge remembering the multi-talented artist.
The Melbourne Arts Centre in Australia remembering Prince.
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
DJ host Walter Q Bear Banks (left) is consoled by Shed G. Banks. Banks grew up with Prince.
The Hard Rock Cafe in New York displays the singer's lyrics.
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The City Hall building in Los Angeles, California lit up.
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New York commuters changed the station's name to remember the man.
A vigil filled with singing and dancing in Los Angeles.
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The Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas played the musician's songs while a collage of photos flashed.
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A fan dances to Prince during a vigil outside the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC.
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The cast of the Broadway play "Hamilton," honoured the legend with a joyful dance.