Prince Is Beautifully Honored Around The World By Monuments Turned Purple — PHOTOS
Thursday was a sad day in entertainment when it was announced that iconic singer Prince had died at the age of 57. His death took fans by surprise and definitely sent a shock around the world. Prince's contribution to music was nothing short of impressive, which is just one of the many reasons the "Purple Rain" singer will missed greatly. As it goes when anyone who is deeply admired passes away, many are paying tribute to Prince in heartwarming ways. For example, monuments turned purple around the world to honor Prince, since the color will forever be associated with the Oscar-winning musician.
Soon after Prince's death, his reps released the following statement to Bustle: "It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57." The Carver County Sheriff's Office also released a statement to Bustle about his death and you can read their entire statement here.
Like celebrities and fans taking to Twitter to express their love for Prince, famous landmarks all over the global shined a purple glow in remembrance of the Purple Rain star. It just goes to show you how influential of a singer and individual he was. He touched the lives of many and impacted his family, friends, and fans in a powerful way. There's no doubt Prince will be missed greatly and the below monuments turning purple are further proof of that.
The Lowry Avenue Bridge In Minnesota
Los Angeles City Hall
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Melbourne Arts Center Spire
San Francisco City Hall
The Orlando Eye
Boston's Zakim Bridge
What a beautiful way to remember Prince.