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Cher , born Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPiere ( El Centro , May 20 1946 ) is an American singer and actress of Armenian descent.

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Cher was born in El Centro, California . She became known for the rock 'n' rollduo Sonny & Cher , along with her ​​then-husband Sonny Bono . Even back then she made ​​solo recordings. Sonny and Cher divorced in 1975 . Cher later remarried with rock 'n' roll singer Gregg Allman , and divorced in 1979 . Followed later relationships withbassist Gene Simmons of Kiss and guitarist Les Dudek . She has two children, Chaz Bono (born Chastity Bono) and Elijah Blue Allman.

Except singer Cher is also an actress. She has played in the film The Witches of Eastwick , Mermaids , Silkwood , Mask , Suspect , Tea with Mussolini and Moonstruck .For the last film she received in 1988 an Oscar for best actress.

As a singer Cher scored in 1993 still a big hit with a reissue I got you babe , along with the cartoon duo Beavis and Butt-head on MTV . In early 1999 she won the first placewith the song Believe . Cher scored big hits with the songs Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down), Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves, Half Breed, Dark Lady, If I Could Turn Back Time, The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss) and Believe.

In 2010 she returned as an actress and singer in the film Burlesque . For this film she made ​​the single You Have not Seen The Last Of Me . On June 18, 2013 the single "Woman's World" came out, Cher sang during the finale of The Voice. Her new album Closer to the Truth came out on September 24, 2013. [1]

Discography edit ]Edit

[1]

See also Discography Sonny & Cher .

Albums edit ]Edit

Album (s) with any hit in 

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of 

appearance

Date of 

entry

Highest 

position

Number of 

weeks

Comments
Love hurts 1991 06-07-1991 38 16
Greatest hits 1965-1992 1992 21-11-1992 27 22 Compilation / Platinum
Believe 25-10-1998 26-12-1998 7 53 Platinum
VH-1 Divas Live 99 02-11-1999 06-11-1999 41 12 with Whitney Houston , Tina Turner & Brandy / Live Album
The greatest hits 05-11-1999 13-11-1999 2 27 Compilation
Divas Las Vegas 28-12-2002 04-01-2003 93 2 with Celine Dion , Dixie Chicks , Shakira , Anastacia & Stevie Nicks
The very best of Cher 29-08-2003 04-10-2003 60 7 Compilation
Burlesque 19-11-2010 08-01-2011 78 2 with Christina Aguilera / Soundtrack
Album (s) to hit in 

the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of 

appearance

Date of 

entry

Highest 

position

Number of 

weeks

Comments
Believe 1998 12-12-1998 3 46
The greatest hits 1999 20-11-1999 6 19 Compilation
Divas Las Vegas 2002 30-11-2002 50 1 Celine Dion, Dixie Chicks, Shakira, Anastacia & Stevie Nicks
Live - The Farewell Tour 21-05-2004 26-06-2004 82 2 Live Album
The very best of Cher 2003 20-09-2003 29 4 Compilation
Burlesque 2010 08-01-2011 86 3 Christina Aguilera / Soundtrack

Singles edit ]Edit

Single (s) with any hit in 

the Dutch Top 40

Date of 

appearance

Date of 

entry

Highest 

position

Number of 

weeks

Comments
All I really want to do 1965 28-08-1965 15 10
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) 1966 16-04-1966 16 10
Sunny 1966 24-09-1966 2 13
Gypsies, tramps & thieves 1971 27-11-1971 25 8 No. 23 in the Single Top 100
Dark Lady 1974 02-02-1974 17 6 No. 15 in the Top 100 Single / Alarm Disc
Dead ringer for love 1981 07-11-1981 32 3 by Meat Loaf / No. 39 in the Single Top 100
I found someone 1987 - No. 94 in the Single Top 100
If I could turn back time 1989 23-09-1989 6 9 No. 4 in the Top 100 Single / Alarm Disc
The shoop shoop song (It's in his kiss) 1991 08-06-1991 5 10 No. 5 in the Single Top 100
Love and understanding 1991 10-08-1991 9 8 No. 13 in the Top 100 Single / Alarm Disc
I got you babe 1993 25-12-1993 9 9 with Beavis and Butt-head / No. 10 in the Single Top 100
Love can build a bridge 1995 15-04-1995 tip4 - with Chrissie Hynde , Neneh Cherry & Eric Clapton / 

No 41 in the Single Top 100

Walking in Memphis 1995 11-11-1995 Tip5 - No. 44 in the Single Top 100
Believe 1999 21-11-1998 1 (1wk) 24 No. 1 in the Top 100 Single / Platinum
Strong enough 1999 20-03-1999 11 14 No. 11 in the Single Top 100
All or nothing 1999 03-07-1999 tip14 - No. 61 in the Single Top 100
Dov'è l'amore 1999 27-11-1999 tip4 No. 53 in the Single Top 100
Più che puoi 2001 19-05-2001 Tip5 - with Eros Ramazzotti / No. 43 in the Single Top 100
The music's no good without you 2001 24-11-2001 21 5 No. 25 in the Single Top 100
Single (s) with song climbed 

into the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of 

appearance

Date of 

entry

Highest 

position

Number of 

weeks

Comments
Believe 1999 21-11-1998 1 (1wk) 20
Strong enough 1999 06-03-1999 6 15
All or nothing 1999 26-06-1999 28 10
Dov'è l'amore 1999 13-11-1999 36 6
Più che puoi 2001 05-05-2001 tip4 - with Eros Ramazzotti
The music's no good without you 2001 24-11-2001 28 4

Radio 2 Top 2000 edit ]Edit

Number (s) with markings 

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

'99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13
Believe - - 919 1004 1044 1159 1462 1723 - 1742 - - - - -
Gypsies, tramps & thieves - 1963 - 1578 - - - - - - - - - - -
If I could turn back time - 833 1514 1139 1543 1173 1748 1765 1841 1604 1962 1748 1997 - -

DVDs Edit ]Edit

DVDs with hit in 

the Top 30 DVD

Date of 

appearance

Date of 

entry

 Highest  

position

 Number of  

weeks

 Comments 
The farewell tour 2004 07-02-2004 18 9
The very best of 2004 17-07-2004 18 1

Trivia edit ]Edit

  • Cher's record holder in the Dutch Top 40. The period between its first Chart position All I really want to do in 1965 and her first solo number one hit Believe in 1998, took the longest, which was in fact 33 years old and 12 weeks.
  • She is the first artist in six consecutive decades a number 1 hit in the U.S. charts scores [2]
  • She is one of three artists who have stood at number one in America and won an Oscar for acting. The other two are Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra .

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