Underneath the purple rain -- that's where we stood yesterday at the news that musician Prince Rogers Nelson died at just 57 years old. Suddenly, the world seemed bathed in purple as Prince's signature color cascaded throughout the Internet, across magazine covers and national monuments and everywhere in between. Like the artist himself, the tributes ranged from subtle and poignant to big and bold. Here are a few of our favorites.
NASA looked to the heavens.
Niagara Falls fell for purple.
Cheerios tweeted, then backtracked
Melbourne Arts Center Spire glowed purple.
Tributes spanned the globe like this one from fans in Australia.
The Minnesota Twins baseball team hit a home run
Minneapolis' Lowry Avenue Bridge reigned purple
The New Yorker's revealed its next cover.
Snapchat shares a special filter.
Spotify snowed in April.
With most of his songs removed from its catalog, the service posted a condolence tweet.
Google doodled violet
The Purple Line?
MTV mourned through this thing called life
Hamilton made a special tribute.
The cast of The Color Purple Belted Out Purple Rain chimed in, too.
3M took mourning corporate
Pornhub also got its Prince on.
Pixar also paid purple tribute.
Meanwhile, at the New Orleans Superdome...
It was a stadium-sized gesture.
The Orlando Eye
All of Buzzfeed
The Empire State Building beams purple.
Chevrolet revs up a little red Corvette.