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The Internet Wasn't Pleased With Madonna's Prince Tribute

The internet was a tough judge during the Billboard Music Awards Tribute to Prince with Madonna at the helm. 

Somehow, we think that all of the internet took on shade+ to Madonna's (albeit, sort of flat-sung) performance.

Hollywood Reporter on Twitter

Watch: Stevie Wonder and @Madonna pay tribute to Prince at the #BBMAs https://t.co/VIlBnzZkWp


Even with Stevie by her side, it still didn't quite give us what we were looking for. Nor did it give the Internet what it wanted, as you can see below. Who knew there were that many shade gifs of Prince out there:

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Reallyfamous on Twitter

This is how I felt about #Madonna Prince Tribute https://t.co/lq3Q8NG77C

Kevin Frazier on Twitter

Wonder what @Prince thought about @Madonna tribute at the #BBMAs ? https://t.co/EtRc4MLT86

Chazz W on Twitter

Horrible tribute to Prince on #BBMAs - where was Prince family. Prince an ICONIC figure deserved better. Damn shame!

#RunAsOne ??? on Twitter

The #BBMAs Prince tribute is a joke. You don't have Sheila E or the surviving members of The Revolution on there? Child, boo!

Elle Shanice™ on Twitter

@Madonna singing "Nothing Compares 2 U" was a SLAP IN THE FACE to @prince NOT a tribute #BillboardMusicAwards #BBMAs https://t.co/tiO9F7tdQ0


The internet has spoken.

The North Star on Twitter

I'm here for the memes. Yes we all know why Doves Cry. #Prince #Madonna #PrinceTribute #BBMAs

Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”