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Posted: June 27, 2016

BET Awards: Watch Sheila E.'s emotional tribute to Prince

Sheila E. performs a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Sheila E. performs a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

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By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

LOS ANGELES —

Several big-name stars – including Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae and Stevie Wonder – honored music legend Prince with emotional performances at Sunday's BET Awards in Los Angeles, but singer and percussionist Sheila E. stole the show with her epic tribute.

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Prince's former fiancee wowed the crowd with a "Purple Medley" that included parts of "Erotic City," "Let's Work," "U Got the Look," "Baby, I'm a Star" and other hits. Afterward, she lifted her purple guitar and fought back tears.

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