After the untimely passing of musical superstar Prince last Thursday at the age of 57, the tributes and memories began pouring in from fans around the world. The musician’s passing inspired many performers to relive some of his biggest hits, with many of the tribute performances going viral over the weekend.
Saturday Night Live alum Tim Kazurinsky posted a video he shot during last year’s SNL 40th Anniversary after-party, where Prince performed on stage with fans like Jimmy Fallon, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.
Mariah Carey dedicated her performance of “One Sweet Day” during her Paris concert this past weekend to her friend, Prince.
Tori Kelly gave a haunting rendition of Prince’s “When Doves Cry” during her North Carolina show.
Mumford and Sons altered the lyrics of Sinead O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” to reflect the length of time since the song’s writer, Prince, passed away.
Howard Stern’s Sirius Radio birthday bash got a dose of Prince thanks to Adam Levine’s beautiful cover of “Purple Rain”.
Bruce Springsteen gave the same famous track his own flavour, opening his Brooklyn concert this weekend with “Purple Rain”.
Elton John decided to play his own track to honour Prince, singing “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” during his show in Las Vegas over the weekend, with images of the late singer appearing on a large screen.
The second weekend of Coachella felt the heartache over the loss of the superstar. Ellie Goulding unleashed an emotional rendition of “When Doves Cry” during her set.
Headliners LCD Soundsystem performed “Controversy” during their closing set.
Ice Cube wore a purple bandanna and purple shoes during the NWA reunion at Coachella.
Finally, Usher was a surprise guest during Major Lazer’s set, performing Prince’s “1999” and “I Would Die For You”.
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