Watch Stevie Wonder, Questlove, Madonna Pay Tribute To Prince At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Update: Questlove addressed criticisms of the performance on Twitter:

Watch Stevie Wonder, Questlove, Madonna Pay Tribute To Prince At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards Jeff Kravitz / BBMA2016 / Getty Images

Questlove, Madonna, and Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Prince tonight at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Questlove gave a passionate speech about the late singer, while Stevie Wonder and Madonna performed a stirring rendition of "Purple Rain." Rihanna hit a very solemn dab during the performance. BET announced shortly after the ending of the BBMAs that they will be hosting a Prince tribute at the BET Awards on June 26. Watch clips of the speech and performance below.

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Update (May 23, 12:29 a.m.): Questlove addressed criticisms of the performance on Twitter:


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A representative for Questlove was not immediately available for comment.

Watch Stevie Wonder, Questlove, Madonna Pay Tribute To Prince At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards