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Madonna, Stevie Wonder pay homage to Prince at Billboard

Madonna paid homage to Prince by wearing his signature color and bringing another icon — Stevie Wonder — onstage to sing the classic "Purple Rain" at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards.

Sitting atop a purple throne, Madonna kicked off the tribute with a version of "Nothing Compares 2 U," which Prince wrote and Sinead O'Connor recorded. She as teary-eyed as she sang the song, videos and photos of Prince projected behind her.

Wonder, in a purple scarf, later joined her for "Purple Rain" as the audience at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas sang along.

"Most of all, thank you Prince Rogers Nelson for all that you've given...

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