Madonna slammed following "awful" performance of 'Like A Prayer' at the Eurovision Song Contest

Publish Date
Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:37PM

If there's one thing we know about Madonna it's that she's FAR from predictable!

Taking the stage at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel over the weekend, the 60-year-old Queen of Pop left 200 million viewers speechless with her "awful" performance of 'Like a Prayer'.

In an attempt to make her performance the most talked about act of the night, Madge - who was dressed in a robe and dazzling diamond encrusted eyepatch - turned the stage into a makeshift chapel with religious imagery and a hooded choir belting out the words to her 1989 hit.

But viewers were not impressed, with many calling her performance "off-key" and in need of "autotune."

Before hitting the stage, Madonna gave an impassioned speech reminding people to "never underestimate the power of music to bring people together".

She said: "Another really obvious statement is look at all the delegates behind us everybody here is from all over the world, right.

"Some of the counties that I have been privileged enough to visit and experience and the one thing that brings me to those countries and the thing that brings all of these people here tonight is music.

"So let's never underestimate the power of music to bring people together.

"To quote an amazing song [Madonna's 2000 hit 'Music'], 'Music makes the people come together.'"

She added: "I'm bringing the heat tonight!"