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The Billboard Music Awards last night were spectacular, but the crowning achievement of last night’s award show was no doubt Madonna‘s performance.
The pop icon paid tribute to her long-time friend and fellow member of pop royalty, the late Prince.
First, The Roots drummer Questlove took the stage to give a touching speech about Prince and the impact that he had on the world of music. He then introduced Madonna, who broke into a rendition of the Prince-penned classic “Nothing Compares 2 U.”
Madonna was dressed in all purple and sitting on a plush purple throne while singing the tune to a full house of gasping celebrities.
But it gets even better, she was then joined on stage by the one and only Stevie Wonder to perform the timeless Prince classic “Purple Rain.” It was one of the best musical tributes we’ve seen in a long time. Check out the video to see for yourself.
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