Brand and industry tributes pour in for Prince

By AdNews | 22 April 2016

Tributes from musicians, celebrities and brands have flooded in for iconic musician Prince, who died overnight. He was aged 57.

Widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the past 40 years, the artist was found dead at his Paisley recording studio in Minnesota, a week after being hospitalised with influenza.

Twitter was abuzz with condolence messages, with several brands changing their colour to purple.

Snapchat also honoured the singer, creating a purple rain geo filter. You can see it below.

From creative shop Grey New York to Fitzy & Wippa, here's what some are saying:

Prince tweet - Grey

Prince - Lee Sharrock

Prince - M&C Saatchi


Prince - Obama


Prince - Fitzy Wippa


Prince - Google

Prince - Paul McCartney

Prince - Celine Dion

Prince - Wesley Snipes

Prince - DT

Prince - New Yorker

Prince - The Guardian

Prince - The Sun

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