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The 9 Best Prince Covers Since His Death

To honor him a year after his passing, here are the top tributes to the Purple One.

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D'Angelo & Maya Rudolph

D'Angelo and Maya Rudolph are in a cover band called Princess and less than a week after Prince's death performed "Sometimes It Snows in April" on The Tonight Show which saw D getting choked up in the middle.

Don't miss Fuse's original web series The Prince Effect.

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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars gave one of the most on-point tributes to Prince at the 2017 GRAMMY Awards, even bringing out former Prince collaborators The Time and rocking a purple suit.

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Janelle Monae

Prince was a friend and mentor to Janelle Monáe and for her performance at the 2016 New Orleans Jazz Festival just a day after his death, the singer gave an impassioned cover of "Take Me With You."

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Madonna & Stevie Wonder

One of the most high-profile tributes to Prince came from Madonna at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards that also brought out Stevie Wonder

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Bruce Springsteen

Days after Prince's death, Bruce Springsteen opened a concert in Brooklyn by playing "Purple Rain" in tribute to the late artist.

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Lenny Kravitz

Prince collaborator Lenny Kravitz had the honor of tributing the icon at the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. 

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LCD Soundsystem

The second weekend of Coachella 2016 started a day after Prince's death, but LCD Soundsystem was ready to pay tribute with a cover of "Controversy" and purple stage.

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Liz Phair

The singer reacted to Prince's death with a moving acoustic cover of "Nothing Compares 2 U" at a concert a day after his death.

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Wyclef Jean

SXSW 2017 felt Prince's presence thanks to Wyclef Jean teaming up with The Revolution to perform "Purple Rain."

Don't miss Fuse's original web series The Prince Effect.

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