You heard Cher's "Believe," the smash dance hit that dominated the airwaves in 1998, but you have not heard it yet.
"American Idol" and the Queen's collaborator Adam Lambert performed a ballad. like playing the song at Kennedy Center Honors, which aired Wednesday night.
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Lambert sang "Believe" in homage to Cher, who was honored for her life's work in the arts. This year's Kennedy Center Honors also celebrated the lifelong successes of composer Philip Glass, country music star Reba McEntire, and jazz icon Wayne Shorter. The Kennedy Center gave the co-designers of "Hamilton" a new distinction, which they described as groundbreaking creators of a transformative work.
Cher was upset when Lambert sang the soulful "Believe".
At the end of the show, Cher jumped for a standing ovation. Later, she tweeted, "Trying to write 2 feelings about Adam Lambert, believe in words, but it seems like you're 2. When your senses are overwhelmed, you can feel everything with your [heart]."
Later, Lambert Cyndi Lauper performed on stage singing "I Got Got You, Babe", an original by Sonny Bono and Cher.
Cher recently spoke with Gayle King of "CBS This Morning" and said she is actually shy in her private life.
"When I work, I am a different person," said the Diva. "I do not like going to strangers, I do not like going to restaurants, but when I'm working I'm only one person, I'm that person who can be free Cher on stage has no limits When I go on stage, I have to climb 15 meters from my height. "