Nostalgic News: Cher’s ‘Believe’ starts four-week run at number one 16 years ago


16 years ago today, Cher started a four-week run at number one in the US with her iconic track ‘Believe’.

Reaching the top of the charts back on the 13th March in 1999, the track made Cher the oldest woman to top the Hot 100 at the age of 53.

‘Believe’, which was both the lead single and the title track from her twenty-second album, also reached number ones in many other places around the globe, including the UK where it spent seven weeks at the number one spot.

The track was also nominated for two Grammys: Record of the Year and Best Dance Recording. It won the latter.

Reminisce and listen to the track below.


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