This is a saying I learned from the McCray family: Cher, I’m glad you were born! You are 70 years of fabulousness today! I feel like the ball on Times Square should drop or something.
Here’s the massive list of love (and one snipe) as of 2 p.m. MST. I’ve broken it down into scholarship categories. Fun with essays, accolades and photo reels!
Straight-out Birthday Wishes
Happy Birthday from Money Magazine
Singer Cher turns 70, fans pay tribute (Townhall.com)
Love for Defying Age
Cher just turned HOW old? (Mercury News)
Cher Can’t Turn Back Time: She Turns 70 Today (WBT—Conservative Talk Radio) -- Remember, these are the folks who said Cher is some has-been no one remembers!
Maybe she can turn back time: Cher at 70 (Deutsche Welle) - SNAP!
Cher Turns 70, Still Knows How to Turn Back Time (Inquisitr)
Love for the Music
Cher's Official Top 20 biggest selling downloads revealed (Official Charts.com)
Mashable Cher in the studio (Mashable)
Love for the Television
Love for the Film
Happy birthday Cher! Celebrate with her 5 greatest film roles (Arizona Central) - good to see Jimmy Dean love in there but you know how I feel about Mermaids!
Love for the Style
Can You ‘Believe’ How Many Hairstyles Cher Has Had Over The Years? (Huffington Post)
Cher’s Show-Stopping Style Redefines What It Means To Be 70 (Huffington Post)
Cher's Most Outrageous Outfits (Huffington Post)
Cher at 70: seven iconic style moments (The Guardian UK)
The many looks of Cher (CNN)
Cher’s Changing Looks (Wonderwall)
Love for the Sass
24 Times Cher Was Sassiness Personified (Elle UK)
10 Times Cher Nailed Twitter (Newsweek)
Her 5 Most Shocking Moments (Express UK)
Cher’s Most Outrageous Tweets of the Past Year (Hollywood Reporter)
Love for the Whole Thing
A Look Back (ABC)
You Haven't Seen the Last of Me: The Phenomenon of Cher (Biography.com)
Legendary singer’s best moments (OK! UK)
70 Things we love about Cher (Gay Star News) -- 70 things! That's impressive!
Inside the glamorous life of Cher (Marie Claire)
10 amazing facts about the pop superstar (Digital Spy)
The living legend’s most iconic moments (Attitude UK)
Celebrate Cher's 70th birthday with five memorable moments (Lancaster Online)
Cher then and now (WTAE-Pittsburgh)
Cher’s Career in numbers (International Business Times)
CNN’s Cher Fast Facts (CNN)
Fast-Forward Through 5 Decades of Cher (Yahoo! News)