She released a statement honoring the late music legend saying that he was "the most incredible father, brother, son and the most talented performed this world has ever known."
She then added, "If Michael were here today he would tell us to all celebrate his life and not to mourn his death."
La Toya also made a special request to the King of Pop's devotees, saying, "Michael was all about love and peace and in honor of my brother I ask you to please do something kind for someone today, and, blast and dance to all the beautiful music he left us all.
"I will spend the day celebrating his life by listening to his music, looking through old home photos, watching his videos and concerts. Michael I love you forever and if you were today I know you would say, 'I love you more!'"
The co-executors of Michael's estate also released a statement paying tribute to the pop icon, writing, "Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael's loved ones today as we remember the kind, gentle and giving spirit who generously shared his amazing artistic gifts with the world along with a limitless empathy for those in need. Time has shown that with each passing year the world's appreciation deepens not just for Michael's talent but also for his lifelong passion to spread peace, unity, love and hope across every culture and society.
"Michael's friendship, kindness, humor and joyful warmth will always be missed. The world is a far better place for having known him."