Transcript for Celine Dion, Drake headline the 2017 Billboard Music Awards
time wane right out to our man T.J. There in Las Vegas, big night there at the billboard music awards, teej. Yes, guys, and one of the coolest moments last might is one the viewers never even got to see at the arena. Backstage I watched Celine Dion race to a monitor so she could watch Cher's performance and then Celine Dion led all of us journalists in singing along to "Believe." It was a night where we celebrated icons but even icons were music fans. Sunday's billboard music awards celebrated the chart toppers. ??? Do you believe in love after love ??? but it was the classic divas that took center stage ??? turn back time ??? ??? if I could find a way ??? Reporter: Cher showed us she's still got it. ??? Love me like you used to do ??? Reporter: This year's music icon turned back time in a barely there outfit strikingly similar to the one she wore back in 1989. I've been doing it for 53 years. That's not an applause thing, I'm 71 yesterday. ??? There's nothing I feel ??? Reporter: A wave of emotions for Celine Dion, once more giving us a powerful rendition of her classic number one "My heart will go on." ??? You are safe in my heart and my heart will go on ??? Reporter: Ending with a standing ovation. I caught up with the pop legend backstage. Everybody started to sing and I was holding not only that but my tears. I'm stuck with that song. But it's a good problem to have. Reporter: And this incredible behind the scenes moment. One icon enjoying the other. ??? Do you believe in love after love ??? Reporter: There were plenty of new hits to celebrate too. ??? Reporter: Nicki Minaj kicked off the party with a show-stopping performance. For the first time with years on with pants on my big sister Miley Cyrus. Reporter: Miley Cyrus showed off her laid back side. ??? Reporter: With so many stars packed in at this fan-driven ceremony we tried our best to catch them all. If you think I've been going hard, be ready. Reporter: There to close the night prince Michael Jackson naming this year's top artist. Ladies and gentlemen, he has broken the record for the most billboard music awards in a single year, drake. Reporter: The night's big winner drake taking home 13 awards and beating Adele's record set last year. All right. And, again, yes, guys, you saw there drake won the record for the most billboard music awards in one night. As soon as Adele drops new music she'll get it right back, he said so stand by. Fun night. You were right there in the middle of it singing with Celine Dion and talking with her. What else did you see backstage we didn't get to see in that piece? That's a pin. Yourself moment singing with Celine but bts, you need to know them, a crone pop group huge on social media and won a somebody award, only one of the seven members speaks English, we hung out with them for awhile last night and taught them good morning, America. After they won their award and came backstage and started saying good morning, America. Good morning, America. They were so excited. It was cool to see that moment from them but it's just genuine -- some of these young a art artists, fun to see them get into it. Fun to see you enjoy yourself. Thanks, robin. I love it. Love it, love it. Oh. Did you hear about this, ginger
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