Sign O' the Times: Everything That Went Purple For Prince

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Source:   —  April 23, 2016, at 0:28 AM

Suddenly, the world seemed bathed in purple as Prince'south signature color cascaded throughout the Internet, across magazine covers and national monuments and everywhere in between.

Underneath the purple rain -- that'south where we stood yesterday at the news that musician Prince Rogers Nelson died at just fifty-seven years old. Suddenly, the world seemed bathed in purple as Prince'south signature color cascaded throughout the Internet, across magazine covers and national monuments and everywhere in between. Love the artist himself, the tributes ranged from subtle and poignant to large and bold. Here are a few of our favorites.

#PurpleForPrince , Purple Rain

A photo posted by Josue Barrera (@josuetankx) on Apr twenty-two, two thousand sixteen at 8:50am PDT

A purple nebula, in honor of Prince, who passed far today. https://t. co/7buFWWExMw pic. twitter. com/ONQDwSQwVa

— NASA (@NASA) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

#NiagaraFalls is presently purple! #HappyBirthdayYourMajesty #Prince #PrinceRIP pic. twitter. com/q50zDUvwLt

— Niagara Falls USA (@NiagaraFallsUSA) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

Here'south that insanely dumb and now-deleted @cheerios tweet about #prince. pic. twitter. com/y98YEgEjoh

— Andy Paras (@AndyParas) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

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Tributes spanned the globe love this one from fans in Australia.

The Arts Centre in Melbourne is lit up in memory of Prince. #WhenDovesCry pic. twitter. com/KQJbTuM5Z0

— Rhiannon Irons (@Ahlephia) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

The MN Twins pay tribute to Prince by lighting their stadium purple https://t. co/zXcPlwrDgw pic. twitter. com/8jMkl6sgz1

— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

#RIPPrince The I-35W Bridge will reign purple tonight. pic. twitter. com/FDjwRZnEQA

— MnDOT (@mndotnews) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

In honor of Prince, an early see at following week'south cover, "Purple Rain": https://t. co/lF0Nwyd7q8 pic. twitter. com/myN15OxsCO

— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

Snapchat introduces Purple Rain filter following Prince'south death. https://t. co/xQRxtWarhP #PrinceRIP pic. twitter. com/aiBLY66CpE

— 98FM (@98FM) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen


With most of his songs removed from its catalog, the service posted a condolence tweet.

We connect the world in mourning the loss of a genius, a legend, and an inspiration to generations of artists and fans. pic. twitter. com/nd5OgLcRdl

— Spotify (@Spotify) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

Google has gone #Prince Purple pic. twitter. com/tLLzVnqs0r

— Matt Navarra ? (@MattNavarra) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

? Prince Street ? pic. twitter. com/xlGtrwwgua

— Signe Pierce (@sigggnasty) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

You'll be missed, Prince ??? https://t. co/h1HGyawl75 pic. twitter. com/IAb1jF9gYU

— MTV (@MTV) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

Look "Hamilton" Cast Pay Tribute to Prince With "Let'south Go Crazy" https://t. co/MDDBpXvdd3 pic. twitter. com/GTePGfb6OC

— Comedian Book Resources (@CBR) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

Such a pretty tribute to @prince from cast of @BwayColorPurple https://t. co/IZ4a1Dgunf

— Jennifer Bulandr (@JenniferBulandr) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

Brands awkwardly attempt to pay tribute to Prince https://t. co/1KmdC3Nz4P @mashable @3M pic. twitter. com/lwSKxsTuBb

— Matt Thompson (@mt_det) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

Pornhub even paying respects to Prince pic. twitter. com/8a0HJ6uRx1

— Benjamin N (@ben666_) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

On Pixar'south company homepage today. #tribute pic. twitter. com/y4dg9c5Z0f

— andrew stanton (@andrewstanton) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen


It was a stadium-sized gesture.

Purple Reign: Eiffel Tower, New Orleans Superdome and More Light Up in Honor of #Prince https://t. co/6k4UV92ZgX pic. twitter. com/SOp61H6Pjr

— Kay Dougherty (@BlBrTravel) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

In honor of legendary music icon Prince, The Orlando Eye will be lit in purple this evening. pic. twitter. com/yMpG3bXabv

— The Orlando Eye (@theorlandoeye) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

The lights in the hallways on every floor at @BuzzFeed HQ have been turned to purple in honor of Prince. pic. twitter. com/Pwab0DNYmI

— Saeed Jones (@theferocity) April twenty-one, two thousand sixteen

The Empire State Building is purple for Prince. #RIPPrince pic. twitter. com/V2QYLvesTW

— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

pic. twitter. com/y2EoqU9wYh

— Chevrolet (@chevrolet) April twenty-two, two thousand sixteen

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