Sensational Celebs at 71

Abby West
Senior Editor
Yahoo Celebrity

Pop icon Cher wowed the crowd at this year’s Billboard Music Awards by strutting onstage in her trademark barely there getups and pasties, looking for all the world like she did during the peak of her career decades ago. At 71 years old, she isn’t missing a step. Neither are these other women, who are the same age and are looking great and kicking butt.

<p>Billboard Music Awards honoree Cher sounded great and looked amazing in two racy outfits for her first awards show performance in 15 years. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp) </p>
Cher

Billboard Music Awards honoree Cher sounded great and looked amazing in two racy outfits for her first awards show performance in 15 years. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)

<p>Dame Helen Mirren is a consistent red carpet winner, beloved working actress, and most recently Tulane University graduation speaker. She doled out sage advice (“Like a hangover, neither triumph nor disaster lasts forever”) and <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2017/05/helen_mirren_tulane_graduation.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:her five rules for life" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">her five rules for life</a>. (Photo: Rune Hellestad — Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) </p>
Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren is a consistent red carpet winner, beloved working actress, and most recently Tulane University graduation speaker. She doled out sage advice (“Like a hangover, neither triumph nor disaster lasts forever”) and her five rules for life. (Photo: Rune Hellestad — Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

<p>The <em>Charlie’s Angels</em> actress is currently <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BUPZl68j_Rz/?taken-by=helloitsjaclyn" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:on an Italian vacation with husband" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">on an Italian vacation with husband</a> Dr. Brad Allen, but she’s still acting and managing her design empire. (Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Barneys New York) </p>
Jaclyn Smith

The Charlie’s Angels actress is currently on an Italian vacation with husband Dr. Brad Allen, but she’s still acting and managing her design empire. (Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Barneys New York)

<p>The legendary comedic actress is enjoying a Hollywood renaissance of sorts, with her new movie <em>Snatched,</em> after ceding the limelight to daughter Kate Hudson for a while. (Photo: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) </p>
Goldie Hawn

The legendary comedic actress is enjoying a Hollywood renaissance of sorts, with her new movie Snatched, after ceding the limelight to daughter Kate Hudson for a while. (Photo: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

<p>The respected newswoman still looks glamorous as she walks red carpets and shares her big-get interviews, like her recent <em>20/20</em> special with Caitlyn Jenner. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) </p>
Diane Sawyer

The respected newswoman still looks glamorous as she walks red carpets and shares her big-get interviews, like her recent 20/20 special with Caitlyn Jenner. (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

<p>The Divine Miss M has remained a singing and acting favorite and is currently killing it on Broadway in <em>Hello, Dolly!</em>, earning a Tony nomination. (Photo: Monica Schipper/WireImage) </p>
Bette Midler

The Divine Miss M has remained a singing and acting favorite and is currently killing it on Broadway in Hello, Dolly!, earning a Tony nomination. (Photo: Monica Schipper/WireImage)

<p>Just last year the country star with the much-talked-about physique renewed vows with her husband of 50 years and rocked the stage with Katy Perry at the American Country Music Awards. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT) </p>
Dolly Parton

Just last year the country star with the much-talked-about physique renewed vows with her husband of 50 years and rocked the stage with Katy Perry at the American Country Music Awards. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT)

<p>The <em>Naked Gun</em> actress, who has recently been focusing on <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/celebrity/priscilla-presley-confirms-shes-caring-for-granddaughters-as-lisa-marie-presleys-husband-is-investigated-for-child-abuse-124901955.html" data-ylk="slk:helping daughter Lisa Marie and her grandaughters;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link" class="link rapid-noclick-resp newsroom-embed-article">helping daughter Lisa Marie and her grandaughters</a>, remains a stunner on the red carpet. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) </p>
Priscilla Presley

The Naked Gun actress, who has recently been focusing on helping daughter Lisa Marie and her grandaughters, remains a stunner on the red carpet. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

<p>The <em>Young Pope</em> actress can play it straight and heavy onscreen, but she keeps it chic, quirky, and fun wherever she goes in real life. (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/WWD/Rex/Shutterstock)<br><br></p>
Diane Keaton

The Young Pope actress can play it straight and heavy onscreen, but she keeps it chic, quirky, and fun wherever she goes in real life. (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/WWD/Rex/Shutterstock)

<p>The Oscar and Grammy winner is keeping active and current, even being featured on a Gorillaz song on their new album. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS) </p>
Carly Simon

The Oscar and Grammy winner is keeping active and current, even being featured on a Gorillaz song on their new album. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

<p>The <em>Rules Don’t Apply</em> actress and former model continues to bring her trademark poise and sultry voice to everything she does. (Photo: Monica Schipper/WireImage) </p>
Candice Bergen

The Rules Don’t Apply actress and former model continues to bring her trademark poise and sultry voice to everything she does. (Photo: Monica Schipper/WireImage)

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