Celine Dion Leads an Epic Cher Singalong Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards -- Watch!
By Meredith B. Kile
Cher was honored with the Icon Award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night, and received a standing ovation from the crowd at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena for her amazing performances of classic hits “Believe” and “If I Could Turn Back Time.” But there may have been no bigger fan in the house than Celine Dion!
Dion was backstage after her own nostalgic performance -- a show-stopping rendition of her biggest hit, “My Heart Will Go On,” in honor of Titanic’s 20th anniversary -- when Cher took the stage, and just had to take a moment to celebrate her fellow timeless diva. The Insider’s Keltie Knight captured the amazing moment on Instagram, as Dion let a group of reporters in a “Believe" singalong:
And the Canadian superstar wasn’t the only one wowed by Cher’s mind-blowing performances of her classic hits (one day after her 71st birthday, no less!). The Billboard cameras also captured several superstars celebrating the Goddess of Pop’s unending onstage prowess, including Billboard Music Awards co-host Vanessa Hudgens: