Adam Lambert Honors Cher with a Moving Performance at Kennedy Center Honors

Adam Lambert, renowned for his rise to fame through “American Idol” and as the lead vocalist of Queen, gave a soul-stirring rendition of Cher’s 1998 hit, “Believe,” at the 2019 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors. This prestigious event, broadcasted from the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. on December 26, 2018, is a celebration of lifetime artistic accomplishments. Lambert’s performance was a highlight, paying homage to Cher, one of the event’s distinguished honorees.

Transforming “Believe” into a Heartfelt Ballad

In a stunning twist, Lambert reimagined “Believe” into a heartfelt ballad, a stark departure from its original dynamic and rhythmic essence. This emotive version resonated deeply with the audience, visibly moving Cher to tears.

Cher’s Profoundly Touched Response

The impact of Lambert’s rendition on Cher was profound and lasting. Weeks after the ceremony, she took to Twitter to share her overwhelming emotions, declaring the performance as “BEYOND COMPREHENSION.”

Experience the depth of emotion in Adam Lambert’s rendition of “Believe” at the Kennedy Center Honors, a performance that touched the heart of the iconic Cher, by watching the video below.