As the second act of the awards show with a 12 minute four-song set: newbie’s Te Amo Corazón and Fury, followed by the old faithful’s Purple Rain (one verse) then Let’s Go Crazy. ‘Crazy’ summing up the reception he received at London’s Earls Court after he was announced as Coldplay in order to preserve the surprise for the crowd even though it was unofficially announced that Prince was indeed going to perform 48 hours prior. Sheila E, Wendy and Lisa, joined Prince in the band. Prince had spent the previous evening with Paris Hilton as a guest at her party at the Kaberet Prophecy club in Soho. Prince slips out of the UK on the morning following his Brits appearance bringing his 48 hour stay in London to an end, playing no after show gig. Thanks for dropping by Mr Nelson. The show was televised in full on the 16th of February on ITV1.
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