06/09/2003 at 01:00 AM EDT
Va-va-vroom: Queen Latifah
deemed the May 22 show to help the Save the Music Foundation "the best ever."
"Performing with such legendary people, wow!" gushed Ashanti (in Roberto Cavalli).
"I love the hair!" Sharon Osbourne told a closely cropped Celine Dion, who called her two-month-old do "easy."
"If they want to crown me a diva for day, it's all right with me," said performer Stevie Wonder (with Beyoncé Knowles, Latifah and Jewel).
"She's a doll," said Jewel of her duet partner Béyoncé. The two got a leg up singing "Proud Mary" in matching Dolce & Gabbana minidresses.
Isn't she lovely? Shania Twain sported a T-shirt with a photo of special guest Stevie Wonder.
Guest Aisha Tyler (with Mary J. Blige) "so sexy—one of the original queen divas."