Cher will release a new album, 'Closer to the Truth,' on Sept. 24. It will be her first in a dozen years, since 'Living Proof.'
Cher came to fame in the mid-'60s after partnering with Sonny Bono. The duo recorded hit songs including 'Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down).' They were married from 1969 until 1975.
One of Sonny and Cher's earliest TV appearances was on the 'Danny Thomas Special' in 1966.
The couple appeared on crooner Andy Williams' variety show in 1967.
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Hugh Hefner, right, hosted Sonny and Cher on his late-night talk show, 'Playboy After Dark,' in November 1969.
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Sonny and Cher sued each other for divorce in 1974 but maintained a smiling public facade for their television career.
Cher and then-husband Gregg Allman appeared on the Sept. 27, 1976, cover of 'People' magazine with their son, Elijah, and her daughter, Chastity, by Sonny Bono. They were married from 1975 until 1979.
Sonny and by then ex-wife Cher clown around with Mike Douglas during the taping of 'The Mike Douglas Show' in January 1979.
The couple also sang during their 1979 appearance on 'The Mike Douglas Show.'
Sonny and Cher took multiple runs at starring in their own TV variety programs, appearing together from 1971 through 1974, and then reuniting here, while divorced, for 'The Sonny and Cher Show' in 1976.
Sonny and Cher were featured in the 1996 book 'Do You Remember?'
Then-governor of California, Ronald Reagan, appeared on the season opener of 'The Sonny and Cher Show.'
Cher wears a creation by designer Bob Mackie as she poses with actor Don Ameche after presenting him with the Oscar for best supporting actor at the Academy Awards in March 1986. Over the years, Cher has been a prime and often outrageous contributor to Oscar styles.
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Sonny and Cher sing their hit song 'I Got You Babe' after reuniting for the first time in more than 10 years in November 1987 on 'Late Night With David Letterman.'
Cher starred with Nicolas Cage in the 1987 romantic comedy 'Moonstruck.' She won the Academy Award for best actress for her performance in the film.
Cher rides a Harley-Davidson in the Happy Harley Days/Rejoice on Rodeo parade on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills in December 1994. In 1985, she played a biker chick in the movie 'Mask.'
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Madonna, left, Donatella Versace and Cher at a fundraising gala honoring Donatella's brother, slain fashion designer Gianni Versace, at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 1997.
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Cher, left, and Julie Christie appear onstage with other former Oscar winners at the 70th annual Academy Awards in 1998 in Los Angeles.
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Cher delivered the eulogy for ex-husband Sonny Bono following his death in a skiing accident in 1998.
Cher performed the national anthem before the Super Bowl in Miami in 1999.
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Appropriately, Cher was among the performers on 'VH1 Divas Live 99.'
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Cher played herself in a guest appearance on TV's 'Will & Grace' in 2000. Sean Hayes, as Jack, plays a scene in the episode 'Gypsies, Tramps and Weed.'
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Demure as always, Cher received a lifetime achievement award in Las Vegas during the Billboard Music Awards.
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Cher performs during her 2003 'Living Proof: The Farewell Concert' TV special. The show won the 2004 Emmy for outstanding variety, music or comedy special.
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Never one to shy away from showing a little, or a lot, of skin, Cher appears during the Hit Man: David Foster and Friends concert in May 2009 in Las Vegas. Foster produced the song 'Human,' which Cher recorded for the movie 'Stuck on You' - which she also starred in.
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Cher plays a scene with Stanley Tucci in the 2010 film 'Burlesque.'
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Cher holds the purse for Lady Gaga's "meat dress" as Gaga accepts the award for video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010.
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Cher spreads glitter onto wet cement at her hand and footprint ceremony outside historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood in November 2010.
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Cher arrives at the premiere for the animated movie 'Zookeeper' in Los Angeles in July 2011. She provided the voice of Janet the Lioness for the film.
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Cher hugs her transgender child Chaz Bono as stepmother Mary Bono Mack looks on at the annual GLAAD Media Awards in April 2012 in Los Angeles. Her child by Sonny Bono, Chaz underwent female-to-male gender transition between 2008 and 2010.
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Cher helps her mother Georgia Holt promote her CD, 'Georgia Holt: Honky Tonk Woman,' in May 2013.
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Blake Shelton, left, Danielle Bradbery and Cher pose after Bradbery won Season 4 of 'The Voice' in June 2013. Cher served as a mentor for the Shelton protege on the show.
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Cher, center, and two Cher impersonators kick off Gay Pride NYC in June 2013.
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