Cher is an American pop singer, actor and television personality. Very often referred to as the “Singing Queen”, she is described by the press as the “Singing Queen” who epitomizes female empowerment in a male-dominant industry. Cher was born in Southern California and grew up in Manhattan. She met her first husband, Larry Earlewine, while she was attending college in San Francisco and the two married in 1945.
After the marriage, Cher moved to Los Angeles and began a prolific recording career that would continue for the next several decades. Her music career spanned several decades in both the United States and Europe, including hits in Canada. The song “AMP” became one of the most popular songs of all time, which peaked at number 14 in the United States and number 11 in the United Kingdom. In addition to her recording work, Cher also made numerous movies, including “Cocaine” and “ancies”.
Cher began her acting career in what would become one of the biggest franchises of all time. She went on to play the lead role in the Hollywood blockbuster movie “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, which was directed by Tim Burton. She also appeared in several movies including “EDtv”, “The Perfect Score” and “The Bodyguard”. During the late eighties, Cher began to focus more on her own music, creating several solo albums that charted and sold well. She was nominated for four Grammys including Songwriter of the Year for “elincess” and took home the trophy for Best Rock Performance, as well.
Cher is perhaps best known for her signature music and movies, but she has also created numerous photo collages that have been sold across the world. As with many of the top celebrities, Cher photos are widely displayed throughout the internet. Cher’s pictures are often displayed at various websites, with her name and the words “Cher” and “Singer” superimposed over the image. Her signature hand gestures are also commonly seen. There is even a section of Cher’s website called “Singer and Producers Choice” where fans can vote for their favorite Cher photo and have it placed at the top or bottom of the list.
Cher’s acting career did not end with the release of her first album, Cherland, until the year 2021. She finally returned to the limelight with the release of her second album, Cherish. This time around, Cher was able to sing as a member of her own group, The Cherches. Cherished spent a number of years touring with this band, including a stint with the Hollywood Walk of Fame in which she sang and played her song, “adelphia” with the band, as well as opening for M. Ward and Joanna Fox.
Cher continues to have a powerful impact on music. Her unique sense of style has made her an enigma even among her own fans. She has been named the best female solo artist by multiple polls and continues to tour to this day. Cher’s music career is a classic example of how a woman can reach artistic heights even though she lives and works in a public role. Cher is an enigma that continues to enthrall fans young and old.