The 57-year-old superstar was known for his long and prolific music career, his mysterious persona and, of course, the color purple.
Thursday evening, monuments around the country, especially in his home state of Minnesota, lit up in his signature color in his honor.
Fitting that it's raining in Minneapolis today. pic.twitter.com/s5KFurDhHi— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) April 21, 2016
The Capital Wheel
National Harbor, Maryland
Los Angeles City Hall
San Francisco City Hall
Baltimore City Hall
The Orlando Eye