Internet Responds To Madonna’s Butchering Of Prince’s Greatest Hits

The shade was real on Twitter last night as Madonna attempted to pay tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards.

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The Queen of Pop belted out the late singer’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U” before being joined onstage by the great Stevie Wonder for a joint rendition of “Purple Rain.”

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We’ll withhold judgement on the performance and instead share with you what other folks have been saying.

Scroll down to see Twitter’s reactions to the performance…

Let me be the first to say…….she sounds awful. #Madonna #BillboardMusicAwards

— Karla M (@TheNFL_Chica2) May 23, 2016

Madonna just sung purple rain. And it was horrible. 2016 is off the Percs

— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) May 23, 2016

Madonna could have done something uptempo and just danced through it, but no.

— Michael Arceneaux (@youngsinick) May 23, 2016

Madonna is really ruining everything for me

— crunchy tweet (@moisturizeds) May 23, 2016

madonna is making me wish it was me who died

— cait (@cocainezayn) May 23, 2016

Madonna dug such a soulless and spiritless hole that not even the great Stevie Wonder could save her #Prince tribute. #BMAs

— A Tribe Called Chris (@ChrisPaulComedy) May 23, 2016

As an artist, surely there are times when you have to raise your hand and say “Thanks for the offer. I’m not right for this” #Madonna #BBMAs

— Shadé (@TheShadyFiles) May 23, 2016

Madonna just won her ticket to hell

— jesus is my boyfrien (@yungeateat) May 23, 2016

stevie is incredible, cuz he just bailed madonna out for real. we really didn’t need her if we had stevie.

— El Flaco (@bomani_jones) May 23, 2016

Madonna, girl…

— A Love Bizarre (@FeministaJones) May 23, 2016

And here’s how Madonna responded to the criticism on Instagram this morning…

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h/t: Queerty


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