Just like her idol!
And it turns out, she wasn’t exaggerating. As part of her hosting “test,” Hudgens’s co-host Ludacris put the star on the spot by making her sing Dion’s hit “The Power of Love.”
Without missing a beat, Hudgens, 28—who also showed off her singing chops last year on Grease: Live—belted out the song. After hitting all the high notes, Ludacris, 39, declared her “official” as the audience cheered her on.
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Twitter also quickly threw its support behind Hudgens.
“Celine Dion is here! She’s performing tonight! I am totally freaking out,” she said seconds before impersonating her icon. “She is like, the Meryl Streep of music. I used to sing Celine’s ‘The Power of Love’ on my karaoke machine when I was like, 7.”
Hudgens also successfully rapped Nicki Minaj's verse from Kanye West's hit “Monster” as Drake nodded along and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani clapped encouragingly while cuddled up together.
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