Last night at the BET Awards, a number of artists performed Prince tributes. Among them were Sheila E., Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson, and Janelle Monáe. (D’Angelo was scheduled to perform, as well, but pulledShow More Summary
After a widely panned performance and duet in tribute to Prince at the Billboard Awards with Madonna, Stevie Wonder must’ve felt pressure to redeem himself. That’s the only reason I can think of for why they trotted him out with a DIFFERENT...Show More Summary
The BET Awards — or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on issues ranging from racial injustice to the U.S. presidential election. Sheila E., jamming...
Prince may be gone, but his legacy certainly lives on. The 2016 BET Awards paid tribute to the late singer on Sunday night with some incredibly moving performances. Not only did Tori Kelly and Stevie Wonder team up for an epic duet of...Show More Summary
Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, The Roots, Sheila E., and Erykah Badu were among the artists who nailed Prince tributes at Sundays BET Awards.
Jennifer Hudson, Tori Kelly and Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Prince at the BET Awards 2016. Watch the video here:
Tonight’s BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles honored the late Prince with a whole series of tribute performances. Erykah Badu and the Roots covered “The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker,” Bilal sang “The Beautiful Ones,” Stevie Wonder and Tori Kelly did “Take Me With U,” Jennifer Hudson performed “Purple Rain,” Maxwell did “Nothing Compares 2 U,” […]
Following Stevie Wonder on stage seems like the kind of offer you should always, always, always refuse, but at Sunday night’s BET Awards, Jennifer Hudson said yes and somehow came out looking great. First Stevie Wonder performed Prince’s duet “Take Me with U,” from Purple Rain, with Tori Kelly handling Apollonia Kotero’s part. Show More Summary
Ther was no way the BET 2016 Awards weren't going to do a Prince tribute, and boy did they deliver. Stevie Wonder and Tori Kelly teamed up for "Take Me With U," which was very sweet, but Jennifer Hudson brought the house down when she belted "Purple Rain." J Hud ... More »
The 2016 BET Awards' tribute to Prince continued with Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Tori Kelly. Continue reading…
A star-studded celebration of the Purple One's legacy.
Jennifer Hudson belts her face off while giving an amazing performance at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old entertainer was one of many stars who paid tribute to the late Prince. She sang his song “Purple Rain,” which she did the day that [...]
The duo performed "Take Me With U" together while J Hud sang "Purple Rain."
Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything’s Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of notable features from Bilal, Illa J, KING, Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, and many others. One of the standout tracks was the third single “Maiysha (So Long)” featuring Erykah Badu, and […]
At Wednesday night’s PRE, the annual kickoff to the BET Awards, host and BET chairman/CEO Debra Lee teased that the June 26 awards show will be a can’t-miss affair. “Trust me,” she said to invitees from the rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood. Show More Summary
The list of artists preparing to pay tribute to Prince at the Sunday BET Awards just received a high-wattage jolt. Stevie Wonder will join The Roots, Sheila E. and Janelle Monae and pay homage to the...
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Very few artists in rock history have seen more of their songs covered than Bob Dylan. It began in 1963 when "Blowin' In The Wind" became a standard song recorded by everyone from Peter, Paul and Mary to Sam Cooke and Stevie Wonder. During the next few years the Byrds,...
Last month, as Madonna and Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards, BET pulled no punches in their assessment: “Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We Got You,” they wrote in a since-deleted tweet, with an accompanying video teasing a BET Awards tribute. Show More Summary