Madonna Performs Tribute to Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Madonna Prince Tribute

Almost exactly one month after Prince’s untimely death, the music legend was honored at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards by longtime friend Madonna.

Following a heartfelt intro from Questlove, the Queen of Pop took center stage atop a purple throne for an emotional, string-supported rendition of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” while a flock of doves took flight on the screen behind her:

Madonna was then joined by surprise special guest Stevie Wonder for a dramatic performance of “Purple Rain”:

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