Billboard has learned that the Material Girl asked Questlove to share a few words about Prince.
And The Roots drummer has prepared a tribute to the late icon that will lead into Madonna’s performance at the ceremony.
Prince unexpectedly passed away April 21 at the age of 57. Other details on Madonna’s tribute remain a closely guarded secret.
Britney Spears, Kesha, Celine Dion, Fifth Harmony, Troye Sivan, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas and Tove Lo, Demi Lovato, Pink, The Go-Go’s, Shawn Mendes, Lukas Graham and DNCE are also set to perform at the show.
The Billboard Music Awards air May 22 on ABC.