Madonna to honor Prince at the Billboard Music Awards
Scores of artists have paid their respects to Prince in the month following his death, and now it’s time for his famous friend Madonna to remember the influential artist. The “Like a Prayer” singer will perform a tribute to Prince at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, Billboard confirmed Wednesday.
There are no details yet about what the tribute will entail. The two artists have collaborated in the past on the track “Love Song,” from Madonna’s 1989 album Like a Prayer that Prince helped produce. After learning of Prince’s death, Madonna posted to Instagram an old photo of her with him and quoted the lyrics of “Love Song” in the caption.
This year’s Billboard Music Awards will also include Celine Dion performing a Queen cover, and Britney Spears performing a medley of her hits. The show will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, and air Sunday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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