Cher is an American singer-songwriter. She first came to prominence in the 1960s with the duo Sonny & Cher. Soon she pursued a solo career with the single “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” becoming her first song to sell a million records. In the 1970s, she rose to greater fame as a TV personality with the show The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. During this period, she also released the songs “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves”, “Half-Breed”, and “Dark Lady”, all of which reached atop the US Billboard Hot 100. In the 1980s, she ventured into acting, making her Broadway debut in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. She also starred in the movie adaptation. She starred in several other films during this period, most notably in 1987’s Moonstruck for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. In the 1990s, she achieved a whole new level of success with the dance-pop album Believe. Over the course of her musical career, Cher has sold 100 million record to date.