Cher Lloyd debuts her new cropped hairstyle as she promotes her music in the U.S.

That must be her American look! Cher Lloyd debuts her new cropped hairstyle as she promotes her music in the U.S.

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12:09 GMT, 9 June 2012

Fans have seen her transform her style since her stint on the X Factor and now Cher Lloyd has tried out a different look.

The 18-year-old singer debuted a new shorter hairstyle yesterday when she made a radio appearance in Chicago, Illinois.

Cher is currently on a promotional tour of the U.S. and obviously fancied a change.

New look: Cher Lloyd shows off a shorter hairstyle while at KISS FM Chicago Radio's Coca Cola Lounge in Chicago, Illinois yesterday

New look: Cher Lloyd shows off a shorter hairstyle while at KISS FM Chicago Radio's Coca Cola Lounge in Chicago, Illinois yesterday

Promotional images for her latest single, Want U Back, show the singer with long dark hair that falls past her shoulders but now the brunette is sporting a very short bob.

Cher- who starred in the seventh series of X Factor in 2010 – also appeared to be looking slimmer as she posed for photos at Chicago Radio's Coca Cola lounge.

Missing her locks: The 18-year-old sported much longer hair in the promotional images for her latest single Want U Back

Missing her locks: The 18-year-old sported much longer hair in the promotional images for her latest single Want U Back

Now and then: The former X Factor star had clearly had enough of her long hair

Now and then: The former X Factor star had clearly had enough of her long hair

Now and then: The former X Factor star had clearly had enough of her long hair

Wearing light blue skinny jeans, a grey see-through jumper with a black bandeau top underneath and wedged trainers, Cher smiled for the cameras with her hand on her hip.

She completed her look with large hoop earrings and a large gold crucifix necklace to be interviewed on the U.S. show.

Cher is re-releasing her third single for her debut album Sticks + Stones after it failed to be a huge success both in the UK and Stateside.

Why so serious Cher is in the U.S. to re-release her single after it failed to make an impression in the charts

Why so serious Cher is in the U.S. to re-release her single after it failed to make an impression in the charts

The young star has recorded a remix with Snoop Dogg and record producer L.A. Reid plans to introduce her to the U.S. media hoping that she will be a breakthrough act.

Cher has been keeping her 1,538, 704 followers on Twitter up-to-date with her whereabouts and has already visited Houston, Kansas City, St Louis and Milwaukee in Wisconsin.

All over the place: Cher has already stopped off in Houston, Kansas City and St Louis

All over the place: Cher has already stopped off in Houston, Kansas City and St Louis

But as well as keeping busy in her professional life, Cher is also preoccupied with her private life too after she announced her engagement to boyfriend Craig Monk.

The star is said to be planning a wedding for some time this Summer and argued that her 'gypsy background means she should have already married by now' when fans said she was too young to wed.

Soon to be wed: Cher is hoping to marry her fianc Craig Monk this Summer

Soon to be wed: Cher is hoping to marry her fianc Craig Monk this Summer