Cher to receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards
Cher is to received the Icon Award at this year's Billboard Music Awards on May 21. The singer will also perform her 1998 smash 'Believe' at the ceremony, her first awards-show performance in more than 15 years.
“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,” Cher said. “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.”
Previous winners of the Billboard ICON Award, which was established in 2011, include Jennifer Lopez and Celine Dion.
Other performers on the night include Celine Dion, Lorde and Nicki Minaj.