Madonna Pays Tribute To Prince With Billboard Music Awards Performance (Video)



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Madonna was one of handful of famous singers and performers who took the stage at Sunday’s 2016 Billboard Awards.

As planned, the veteran singer paid a tribute to her late friend Prince by singing “Nothing Compares 2 U” and then “Purple Rain” with Stevie Wonder. While the report that she will be doing the tribute was met with a lot of criticism after many argued that there were other artists more fitting than her to honor Prince, it seems many were pleased by her stunning

performance.

You can watch her performance below, and also check out the full list of winners at the Billboard Music Awards below. Congratulations to The Weeknd for sweeping tons of those awards!


2016 Billboard Music Awards winners list:

Top Artist
Adele

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Female Artist
Adele

Top New Artist
Fetty Wap

Billboard Chart Achievement
Rihanna

Top Hot 100 Song
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele, 25

Top Social Media Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Songs Artist
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist
The Weeknd

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele

Top Song Sales Artist
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist
The Weeknd

Top Touring Artist
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
One Direction

Top R&B Artist
The Weeknd

Top R&B Album
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Top R&B Song
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Rap Artist
Drake

Top Rap Album
Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money

Top Rap Song
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Country Artist
Luke Bryan

Top Country Album
Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Top Country Song
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”

Top Rock Artist
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Album
twenty one pilots, Blurryface

Top Rock Song
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”

Top Dance/EDM Artist
David Guetta

Top Dance/EDM Album
Zedd, True Colors

Top Dance/EDM Song
Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, “Lean On”

Top Latin Artist
Romeo Santos

Top Latin Album
Juan Gabriel, Los Duo

Top Latin Song
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon”

Top Christian Artist
Hillsong UNITED

Top Christian Album
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be

Top Christian Song
Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”

Top Gospel Artist
Kirk Franklin

Top Gospel Album
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

Top Gospel Song
Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”

Top Soundtrack
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

Top Selling Song
Adele, “Hello”

Top Radio Song
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Silento, “Watch Me”

 

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