EntertainmentCelebrities Prince tributes: See photos memorializing the legendary musician Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The world was stunned on Thursday, April 21, 2016, to learn of the death of music icon Prince. Within minutes of the artist's death, the Internet exploded with tributes to a man who touched so many lives. From massive dance parties to iconic landmarks lit in purple, take a look at how the world is mourning the death of Prince. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.