By MESFIN FEKADU/AP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – The Material Girl will pay tribute to The Purple One with a live performance at the Billboard Music Awards this month.READ MORE: White Supremacist Group Member Tristan Webb Is 4th Convicted In Michigan
Billboard and Dick Clark productions told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Madonna will honor Prince at the May 22 show. Specific details about the performance weren’t revealed.
Prince was found dead on April 21 in his suburban Minneapolis home at age 57.READ MORE: Auburn Hills Restaurant, Owners Face Felony Charges For Underreporting Sales, Failing To File Tax Returns
The Billboard Awards will air live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Ludacris and Ciara will host the show, which will include performances by Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, the Go-Go’s, Celine Dion and Pink.
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Prince performed at the 2013 Billboard Awards, where he received the icon award.