“Yeah, we saw that. Don’t Worry. We Got You.”

Last night at the Billboard Music Awards, Madonna and Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Prince, who died last month. Once Madonna was tapped to do the performance, there was some speculation about whether or not she could pull it off – or whether she was worthy, as the two had a thorny friendship.

BET seemed at the ready to mock the performance, taking to Twitter afterward:

Aside from this being a truly immaculate insult, it should be noted that in a market oversaturated with music awards shows (iHeartMusic, Billboard, the Grammys, the American Music Awards, the VMAs, and so on), BET, who airs two award shows a year, consistently raise the bar for these kinds of broadcasts.

Questlove took to Twitter to strike a balance:

Watch Madonna and Stevie Wonder duet ‘Purple Rain’ below and decide for yourself whether it’s up to snuff. The BET Awards air June 26.



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