Sunday, April 27, 2014

Cher's OTT Show Receives Ovation From 'Ottawa Citizen'. Plus, Cher Dating Bruce Jenner?

Cher performing in Ottawa, Canada
Headdress-sporting Cher and red-haired supporting act Cyndi Lauper performed in Ottawa, Canada last night as part of the former's colourful and over-the-top 'Dressed To Kill Tour'. Ottawa Citizen's Tony Lofaro reviewed the night's near-sold-out show:

With more than a dozen costume changes, over-the-top-production numbers and a catalogue of pop songs that far surpasses most singers, Cher is a spectacle unto herself. And Saturday night at the Canadian Tire Centre, a chatty Cher proved to a nearly sold-out crowd that she’s not really done with performing.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Age-Defying Duo Cher and Cyndi Lauper Bring 'Dressed To Kill Tour' To Buffalo, New York. Plus This Week's Billboard Chart Positions

Cher and Cyndi Lauper
Singing superstar Cher took her 'Dressed To Kill Tour' to Buffalo last night - with new special guest Cyndi Lauper.

After tweeting, "Hey me here shuffling off to Buffalo to meet Cher and open on of the most fantastic tours ever", Cyndi Lauper opened for Cher at last night's Buffalo, New York concert. The 'She Bop' songstress performed the majority of her breakthrough album 'She's So Unusual', including US chart-topper 'Time After Time' and signature tune 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun', to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

'Dressed To Kill Tour' News Round-Up: Tour To be Extended! Plus Cyndi Lauper Talks About Cher Reunion.

Cher, Cyndi LauperCher Reveals That Her 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Will Be Extended.

Global chart-topper Cher, who's currently on her North American 'Dressed To Kill Tour', cheekily took charge of long-time friend Paulette Howell's phone and Twitter account the other day to make a short series of tweets, beginning with, "I'm on Paulette's phone - she's in the kitchen with Jen and Valeska! She just came back but thinks that I'm on my phone! How teen am I? F**k, f*ck, Paul hates 'f*ck'."

Friday, April 18, 2014

'Elle' Sneak Peek: Legend, Icon & Diva Are Meaningless Words - I Prefer Cher

Cher in Elle magazineA sneak peek of Cher's upcoming 'Elle' magazine appearance comes in the form of a fresh black-and-white shot and an interview snippet as the modest star shrugs off "legend", "icon" and "diva" labels.

In 1965, Cher shot to superstardom when most of the world's photos were captured in black-and-white. Almost 50-years later, the legend - though she doesn't like to be called it - is featured in a brand new black-and-white snapshot in an upcoming issue of 'Elle' magazine.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Influential Pop Diva Cher Returns To The Billboard 200 Top 50!

Cher, 2014
Cher's latest album returns to the Top 50 of the Billboard 200 whilst 'Buffalo News' recognises her influence on a quartet of pop divas.

The chart run of Cher's latest studio album, 'Closer To The Truth', on the Billboard 200 has been unpredictable, unusual and riveting with a string of comebacks - just like the ultra-talented lady herself. The 11-track collection d├ębuted at #3 on the chart in September last year during a total of three weeks in the Top 10.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Indianapolis Star: Cher's Concert Was A Smashing Success Bar One Unexpected Train Wreck

Cher in Indianapolis on her Dressed To Kill Tour
Cher's curtain call tour arrived in Indianapolis last night. Indianapolis Star's David Lindquist reviewed the 'Dressed To Kill Tour' stop, giving it all - bar one segment - a huge thumbs up:

Cher brings comfortable charm to flashy Indy show - Star balances state-of-the-art production with doses of self-deprecation

For someone who's won an Oscar, a Grammy and and an Emmy, Cher has no problem poking fun at herself.

Friday, April 11, 2014

'Daily Mail' Spotlights Cher's "Daring" 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Outfits

Cher singing 'Believe' on her 'Dressed To Kill Tour'
UK publication 'Daily Mail' showcased some of the sparkling costumes that Cher is sporting across North America on her current 'Dressed To Kill Tour'.

With the pun-intended attention-grabbing headline "Titillating! 67 year-old Cher stuns fans with daring outfits during live show - including heart-shaped NIPPLE PASTIES", the article opened with, "She is one of pop music's ultimate showgirls. And, to prove it, 67 year-old Cher took the stage in Boston, Massachusetts, on Thursday in a variety of dramatic costumes which left fans stunned."

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Cher Was In "Exceptional Form" During Her Sold-Out 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Stop In Boston Last Night

Cher During Her Sold-Out 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Stop In Boston Last Night
'Believe' singer Cher belted out some of her biggest hits in a breath-taking performance in Boston last night - and Boston Globe's James Reed had this to say about it in his riveting review:

OK, look, this time she means it. Maybe. After declaring her 2002 stretch on the road her farewell tour, it went on for three more years and then led to a three-year casino residency in Las Vegas.

When Cher came to a sold-out TD Garden on Wednesday, her first Boston concert in more than a decade, she reiterated that this was the last chance to hear her live.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Retail News Round-Up: Bravado Battles Unofficial 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Merch', Mr Charles Reminisces About Cher's Visit & Cher To Appear In May's 'Elle'

Trendsetter Cher in 2014
Official 'Dressed To Kill Tour' merchandise manufacturers Bravado International Group Merchandising are tackling companies that are producing unofficial merch' for the tour.

Cher's current 49-date tour began on 22 April, with some of its large line of genuine merchandise being available to preview and pre-order shortly beforehand. And since the North American set of concerts began, the merchandise's suppliers Bravado have witnessed a handful of retailers selling unofficial and lesser-quality 'Dressed To Kill Tour' T-shirts and other merch' outside of the arenas that have hosted Cher's top-notch performances.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Reviews: Cher's First 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Stop In Canada

Cher performing in Canada, 2014
A couple of reviews of Cher's most recent 'Dressed To Kill Tour' show have trickled in over the last few hours .

The latest gig of Cher's 'Dressed To Kill Tour' - show 10 of 49 - was its first in Canada. The 67-year-old mega-star performed an array of fan favourites and smash hits spanning almost 50-years - from her 1965 #1 'I Got You Babe' all the way to 2013's 'I Hope You Find It', which currently sits at #17 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Cher Pulls In A Positive Review For Her 'Dressed To Kill Tour' Stop In Pittsburgh. Plus This Week's Billboard Chart Positions

Cher in PittsburghTrib Total Media's Rachel Weaver attended the seventh stop of Cher's 'Dressed To Kill Tour' show, which took place in Pittsburgh:

One of Cher's songs most popular songs, “Strong Enough,” features the lyric “This is our last goodbye, it's true.” To a packed house at Consol Energy Center Wednesday, the icon promised the crowd that was the case, as the “Dressed to Kill” tour, or what she calls the “Farewell Farewell,” tour is certainly her last.

Then she winked.