Cher Biography (Wikipedia)
Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian; May 20, 1946) is an American singer and actress. Commonly referred to by the media as the Goddess of Pop, she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry. She is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her six-decade-long career.
Cher gained popularity in 1965 as one-half of the folk rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher after their song "I Got You Babe" reached number one on the American and British charts. By the end of 1967, they had sold 40 million records worldwide and had become, according to Time magazine, rock's "it" couple. She began her solo career simultaneously, releasing in 1966 her first million-seller song, "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)". She became a television personality in the 1970s with her shows The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, watched by over 30 million viewers weekly during its three-year run, and Cher. She emerged as a fashion trendsetter by wearing elaborate outfits on her television shows.
- Oops! What secret has Cher let slip to Chris on air about a new album of ABBA songs?!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06dyzj0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06dyzj0.jpg2018-07-17T08:41:00.000ZThe singer and Mamma Mia: He We Go Again star joins Chris the morning after the premiere.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06dyyp3
Oops! What secret has Cher let slip to Chris on air about a new album of ABBA songs?!
- Cher: "I missed out on a part in Thelma & Louise"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06bppjg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06bppjg.jpg2018-06-21T08:04:00.000ZCher gives us the first taste of Mamma Mia: Here We go Again! and stories from the set.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06bppfb
Cher: "I missed out on a part in Thelma & Louise"
- Chris calls Cher's hotel room for an exclusive early morning interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05l15p8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05l15p8.jpg2017-10-26T08:24:00.000ZCher tells Chris about filming Mamma Mia 2 and her new song Walls.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05l12dp
Chris calls Cher's hotel room for an exclusive early morning interview
- Cher enters Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0274v01.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0274v01.jpg2014-09-22T15:25:00.000ZCher enters the Singers Hall of Fame on Sunday Night with Michael Ball.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0274v0p
Cher enters Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame
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