By Amanda Wicks

Prince’s longtime friends and collaborators The Time joined Bruno Mars to pay tribute to the late artist at the 2017 GRAMMYs.

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The Time kicked things off with a funky medley of their synth-heavy hits before Mars came out to take the moment up to 11.

Dressed in a purple sparkly suit that recalled Prince, Mars played “Let’s Go Crazy” backed by a full band. He might be known for more dance-heavy moments, but he showed that he’s more than just a pair of happy feet. Mars played an electric white guitar and did right by Prince when he delivered a killer guitar solo that evoked the Purple One’s raw sexuality.

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While some tributes crumble under the weight of expectations, Mars proved the right artist to pay tribute to the icon, giving fans a performance to remember. With the Revolution going on tour, perhaps Mars has a few extra dates in his schedule to hook up with them.