Knowledge Identifier: +Cher
Born in 1946.
Countries: United States (57%), United Kingdom (12%), (9%)
Linked to: Bon Jovi, Columbia Records, Motown, Democratic Party
Cher had a relationship with actor Warren Beatty in the early 1960s.
Sonny Bono and Cher first met in 1962.
They said they were married as early as 1963, and they had a wedding ceremony in Tijuana, Mexico on October 27, 1964.
Shot Me Down - The original version of the song, "Bang Bang ", was released by Cher in 1966 and was famously covered by Nancy Sinatra in the same year
Dr. John - John's song "I Walk On Gilded Splinters" was covered in 1969 by Marsha Hunt and produced by Tony Visconti; in June 1969 by Cher on her "3614 Jackson Highway" album, and was released as a single; and in July 1970 by Johnny Jenkins, whose supporting musicians included slide guitarist Duane Allman and drummers Butch Trucks and Jai_Johanny_Johanson; Allman performed on "Ton Ton Macoute", the album that contained it
Tony Levin - A prolific session musician since the 1970s, Levin has played on 500 albums, including those of Cher, Alice_Cooper, John Lennon, Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Nicks, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, Lou Reed, Tom Waits, Buddy Rich, The Roches, Todd Rundgren, Seal, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, Warren Zevon, Kevin Parent, Laurie Anderson, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Gibonni, and Jean-Pierre Ferland
Cher won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy for The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour in 1974.
Dickey Betts - The pair was divorced in 1975 and Betts married Paulette, a close friend and personal assistant of entertainer Cher
Joey Heatherton - A brief high point came in July 1975 when she headlined "Joey & Dad", a four-week Sunday night summer replacement series for Cher's 1975-76 variety show in which she performed alongside her own father
Sonny Bono - From 1976 to 1977, the couple returned to performing together on "The Sonny and Cher Show" despite being divorced
Les Dudek - He later collaborated with Cher, Stevie_Nicks, and with two other Columbia Artists, Mike Finnegan and Jim Krueger, with whom he formed DFK in 1978
Dolly Parton - In 1979 she received an Emmy *award nomination as "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Variety Program" for her guest appearance in a Cher special
Maurice White - In addition he co-wrote with Barry Manilow his song "Only In Chicago," which was included on his 1980 platinum album "Barry" the track Tip of My Tongue for the rock band The Tubes which appeared on their album "Outside Inside" and contributed vocals on Cher's 1987 platinum album entitled "Cher"
Peter Asher - In the 1980s, Asher worked on hit albums for artists as diverse as Cher and 10,000 Maniacs
Georgia Holt - The album, which includes a duet with Cher titled "I'm Just Your Yesterday", was recorded in the early 1980s but had never been released
In 1981, Cher released her first Top 5 hit in UK in ten years: "Dead Ringer for Love", a duet with Meat Loaf for his album Dead Ringer.
Tico Torres - Before joining Bon Jovi in 1983 he had already played live with Joe Cerisano aka Silver Condor in the New Jersey Rock circuit, and in the studio with Franke and the Knockouts, Pat Benatar, Chuck Berry, Cher, Alice_Cooper and Stevie Nicks, recording a total of 26 albums with these artists
Cher's next film was a starring role in Mask in 1985, directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
She Loves You - In 1987, Cher features the "She loves you/yeah, yeah, yeah" chorus and chord progression in the bridge of the track "Working Girl", from her self-titled album
Late Night with David Letterman - Sonny & Cher reunited on his show in 1987 and sang together for the first time in 11 years, at his request in an impromptu performance which had audience members in tears
Cher has always defined herself as an anti-war activist; she demonstrated against the Vietnam War, and the video for "Turn Back Time" in 1989 was sometimes interpreted as an admonition against the military: "Make love, not war.
Vmas - "'1989"': Controversial comic Andrew Dice Clay's appearance at the 1989 Video Music *awards to promote his new movie, "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane", earned him a "lifetime ban" from the network when he introduced Cher with some of his already-notorious nursery rhymes that contained vulgar language and references
Little Richard - However, at an AIDS benefit concert hosted by Cher in March 1989, Penniman performed his classic, "Lucille" for the first time in 13 years
Roger Davies (manager) - Davies began working with Cher in the late 1990s, around the time of her massive international smash hit "Believe" in 1999
Betty Everett - In 1990, her signature hit, "The Shoop Shoop Song " had been used in the movie, "Mermaids" for the end credits, recorded by the star of the film, Cher
Tina Brown - One of her editorial decisions was in October 1990, two months after the first Gulf War had started, when she removed a picture of Marla Maples from the cover and replaced it with a photograph of Cher
Richard Page (musician) - He performed a duet with Cher, "One Small Step", as well as backing vocals on her 1991 album "Love Hurts"
In 1994, she collaborated with MTV's cartoons Beavis and Butt-head for a rock version of Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe".
Melle Mel - In 1996, he contributed vocals to the US edition of Cher's hit "One By One"
T-Pain - Music critic Andy Kellman compared T-Pain's singing style to that of Cher in her 1998 hit "Believe", in which Cher used voice enhancements
Fox Broadcasting Company - Controversy surrounded the network in 2002 and 2003 over obscenities, expressed respectively by Cher and Nicole Richie, aired live on the network's broadcasts of the Billboard Music Awards on its affiliates in the Eastern and Central Time Zones despite the use of five-second audio delays; the indecent material was edited out on broadcasts in the Mountain Time Zone and westward
Also in 2003, Cher recorded a duet of "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" for Rod Stewart's As Time Goes By..
Christophe Mae - Maé opened for Seal at the Grand Rex in Paris and for Cher at the Zénith de Paris, both in 2004
Cher closed the farewell tour in April 2005 at the Hollywood Bowl.
Bob Meaders on C-SPAN again on June 14, 2006.
As of June 11, 2009, Chaz Bono came out as a transgender individual, and his transition to male was legally finalized on May 6, 2010.
Andy Desmond aka Miten - Yoga International featured the duo in a 2009 article on Yoga Rock Stars: "They are the Johnny and June Carter Cash of sacred music, with more than a dozen albums and a fan base that includes both Cher and the Dalai Lama
Kip Fulbeck - Fulbeck's fourth book entitled "Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids", was published by Chronicle Books in March 2010, and features a foreword by Dr. May a Soetoro-Ng and an afterword by Cher
On June 18, 2013, Cher released "Woman's World", the first single off her upcoming album of the same name, due to be released on September 24, 2013
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles - A song titled "Lovers Forever", which Cher wrote along with Shirley Eikhard for the film's soundtrack, got rejected as Pitt was ultimately cast for the role, though a dance-pop version of the song was released on Cher's 2013 album, "Closer to the Truth"
Matt Morris (musician) - Most recently, Morris co-wrote the song, Woman's World, the first single from Cher's upcoming 2013 release
The Last Song (film) - In September 2013, the song received media attention for being covered by Cher for her 26th studio album "Closer to the Truth"
Closer to the Truth (Cher album) - The second single, "I Hope You Find It", premiered on September 23, 2013 during Cher's "Today Show" concert, where she performed "Woman's World" and "Believe"
Closer to the Truth (Cher album) - Later, Cher embarked on her eighth concert tour entitled the Dressed to Kill Tour on March 22, 2014
Cindi Lauper - She will be a special guest performer on 36 dates of Cher's Dressed to Kill Tour, starting April 23, 2014
On May 21, 2017, Billboard Icon award for being "one of the most dominant figures in music and entertainment for more than six decades"
An official announcement of Cher being the headliner was made on January 12th, 2018
Stephanie J. Block - In March 2018, it was announced that Block will play singer Cher in the biomusical, "The Cher Show"
Brisbane Entertainment Centre - On 28 and 29 September 2018 Cher will perform at this arena as part of the Here We Go Again Tour
Rod Laver Arena - On 3 and 5 October 2018 Cher will perform at this arena as a part of her Here We Go Again Tour
Adelaide Entertainment Centre - On 9 October 2018 Cher will perform at this arena as a part of her Here We Go Again Tour
Perth Arena - On 12 October 2018 Cher will perform at this arena for a first time as a part of her Here We Go Again Tour
Bob Mackie - In 2019, Bob won the Tony *award for Best Costume Design in a Musical for his work on The Cher Show