Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Cher To Do The Ice Bucket Challenge Next Month!

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has had a huge presence in the worlds of celebrity and social media over the last month.

It sees a nominated person have a bucket of icy water thrown over their head. Why? To raise funds for and awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Once the nominated person has had the freezing-cold water thrown over them, they can then nominate further people to take the challenge. (However, a nominated person can instead forfeit the challenge by way of a charitable donation to a ALS charity.)

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Cher On Robin Williams: He Was A LOVELY Man

Cher and Robin Williams
Cher has paid tribute to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead yesterday, aged 63, from an apparent suicide after battling severe depression. Fellow entertainer Cher paid tribute to the The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' star via social networking site Twitter.

The 68-year-old singer/actress initially talked about Williams' character and their recent appearance together in a 'Sharknado' parody for 'LIVE With Kelly & Michael':

Monday, 11 August 2014

Cher's and Christina Aguilera's 'Burlesque' Soundtrack Is Certified Silver In The UK

Cher and the 'Burlesque' soundtrack album
The British Phonogprapic Industry (BPI) has certified Cher's and Christina Aguilera's 'Burlesque' soundtrack album Silver for sales or shipments of 60,000 within the UK.

Today, the BPI's website was updated with its latest certifications (dated 08 August) and among the titles was the 2010 'Original Soundtrack - Burlesque' with a Silver certification. The album features tracks by Grammy Award-winning songstress' Cher and Christina Aguilera - including the former's Golden Globe Award-winning 'You Haven't Seen The Last Of Me'.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Cher's Latest Album Logs Its 24th Week On The Billboard 200

CherCher's latest studio album 'Closer To The Truth' returns to the Billboard 200 this week, at #70.

The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 back in September 2013 to become Cher's highest-ever solo peak position on that chart and went on to spend a total of ten weeks inside the chart's Top 40.

After six weeks of absence from the Billboard 200, which showcases the United State's top-selling albums every week, 'Closer To The Truth' has jumped 130 positions over the chart's last position to re-enter at #70 this week. The re-entry sees the album log its 24th week on the all-important album chart.