Legendary singer Cher is the latest performer added to the 2017 Billboard Awards!
Along with performing, she’ll be honored with the prestigious ICON Award, which has recognized Céline Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Neil Diamond in the past.
She shared, "I'm honored to receive the 2017 Billboard Music Awards ICON Award and take the stage to celebrate my love of music with my fans. Seeing so many powerful artists — especially female artists — emerge and take their place in history through the years has been incredible. I'm honored to be amongst the previous ICON Award winners and to celebrate this milestone achievement by performing 'Believe' on the show.”
“Cher’s incredible talent has inspired both audiences and other artists for more than six decades,” said Allen Shapiro, CEO, dick clark productions. “Her impact on the industry has been monumental and unlike any other. We are honored to celebrate her exceptional career with the 2017 Billboard Music Awards ICON Award and look forward to what’s sure to be an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime performance!
The Billboard Music Awards will take place May 21 on ABC.