- Brownmark and Lisa Coleman were absent for the performance. The Time's Jesse Johnson played bass instead of Brownmark. Morris Day and Vanity 6 also guested on stage. Prince dressed in a gold colored suit and started off the song by saying"It's gonna be in C and it's gonna be bad!"
- Prince, who didn't show up until mid-way through the evening after two of his awards had already been given out, was honored with six awards that night: "Male Vocalist Of The Year", "Best Producer", "Musician Of the Year", "Band of The Year", "Album of the Year (1999)" and "EP/45 of the Year (Little Red Corvette)".
- The Time received an award in the category "Best R&B/Soul/Ethnic".