Prince Tribute At BET Awards To Include D’Angelo, Janelle Monáe, Sheila E. & More
Moments after Madonna‘s divisive performance honoring Prince at the Billboard Music Awards in May, BET released a brutally shady ad for their own Prince tribute that would take place at the BET Awards. “Yeah we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you,” it declared.
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And after talking that mess, the network is ready to back it up, with plans to honor the late legend with a performance featuring D’Angelo, Janelle Monáe, Sheila E. and The Roots. In a tweet, the network announced those artists are “only a few” that will be involved in the tribute. Also, it’s worth noting that Roots drummer Questlove helped produce Madonna’s Prince performance.
— BET (@BET) June 7, 2016
The BET Awards air June 26. Watch D’Angelo’s devastating cover of “Sometimes It Snows In April” on The Tonight Show to get your mind right.