Madonna paid tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards last night and it seems ‘Black Twitter’ is NOT HAPPY!
The pop star covered the legendary icon’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” before being joined by Stevie Wonder onstage for a moving rendition of “Purple Rain.”
Questlove introduced the tribute, comparing Prince’s death to an “earthquake” and allowing a moment of silence to memorialize the singer.
Following the silence, Prince’s voice rang through the venue with his iconic “Dearly beloved…” intro to “Let’s Go Crazy.” Madonna, who collaborated with the singer for “Love Song” off Like a Prayer, appeared onstage on a throne, wearing a glittery purple suit.
Towards the end of her cover of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’, Wonder walked onstage to sing “Purple Rain” before the audience turned the tribute into a massive sing-a-long.
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