Stevie Wonder Added to Prince Tribute Lineup at BET Awards | NBC Chicago

Stevie Wonder Added to Prince Tribute Lineup at BET Awards

After Madonna's Billboard performance, BET tweeted: "Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We Got You."

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    This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows musician Stevie Wonder performing at the United Nations Day Concert hosted by BET Networks and Wonder Productions at the United Nations. The musician has been added to the list of performers who will pay tribute to late pop icon Prince at the BET Awards on June 26, 2016.

    Stevie Wonder helped Madonna pay tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards , and now the piano-playing icon will honor the Purple One at Sunday's BET Awards. 

    The network announced Thursday that Wonder will join Sheila E., D'Angelo, The Roots and Janelle Monae to honor Prince at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

    After Madonna's Billboard performance was met with criticism, BET tweeted: "Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We Got You." 

    BET also announced Thursday that Erykah Badu, Jennifer Hudson, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, French Montana, Young Thug, Bilal, Tori Kelly and Beyonce's mentees, Chloe x Halle, will perform during the show. Presenters include Spike Lee, Taraji P. Henson, Jamie Foxx and Jussie Smollett. 

    Previously announced performers include Maxwell, Usher, Alicia Keys, Future, Desiigner and Bryson Tiller.