Five songs that prove Cher is the 'Goddess of Pop'

Five songs that prove Cher is the 'Goddess of Pop'

To celebrate Cher turning 74 years old, we bring you five of her most famous songs.

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The 'Goddess of Pop' was born 74 years ago on May 20, 1946. 

The American singer and actress rose to stardom in the 1960s. 

She began her singing career as a backing vocalist and worked with the famous producer Phil Spector.

Cher later joined her ex-husband Sonny Bono, and the two made magic together, releasing hits such as ‘I Got You Babe’. 

The couple starred in ‘The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour’ television show, which was enjoyed by millions of Americans. 

Later on, Cher went solo and earned her 'Goddess of Pop' nickname. 

To celebrate her birthday, we look at five of her famous songs. 

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

In 1971, Cher released ‘Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves’ - a song that earned her a Grammy Award nomination for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance'.

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Cher’s second chart-topper after ‘Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves’ was the song ‘Half-Breed’.

The track is about a mixed-race woman who grew up as an outcast because she was a“half-breed” and sought validation in men.


Cher’s ‘Believe’ was a chart-topping anthem in the early 90s. 

The song was named as the best-selling record of 1998 and 1999. It sold over 11 million copies worldwide.

‘Believe’ won Cher her first Grammy award when it took home the 'Best Dance Recording' song. She was also honoured with the Billboard Icon Award.

 A Song for the Lonely

Cher used her music to reach out to those who were affected by the 9/11 attacks in American.

The iconic singer released the song in 2002 from her 24th studio album ‘Living Proof’.

Woman’s World

Cher released the song ‘Woman’s World’ from her 25th  studio album 'Closer to the Truth' in 2013. 

The World Music Awards nominated the song for the ‘Best Song’ and the 'Best Video' awards.

The song celebrates the strength of a woman. 

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