Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

 

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Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22, 1953)[1] is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.[2][3] Her career has spanned over 30 years.[3] Her debut solo album She's So Unusual (1983) was the first debut female album to chart four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100—"Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Time After Time", "She Bop", and "All Through the Night"—and earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with the soundtrack for the motion picture The Goonies and her second record True Colors (1986). This album included the number one single "True Colors" and "Change of Heart", which peaked at number three.

Since 1989, Lauper has released nine studio albums and participated in many other projects. In 2010, Memphis Blues, became Billboard's most successful blues album of the year, remaining at number one on the Billboard Blues Albums chart for 13 consecutive weeks. In 2013, Lauper won the Tony Award for best original score for composing the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, making her the first woman to win the category by herself.[4] The musical was awarded five other Tonys including Tony Award for Best New Musical. In 2014, Lauper was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for the cast recording. In 2016, the West End production won Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards [5]

Lauper has established herself as a pop culture icon[6] selling over 50 million records and 20 million singles.[7][8] She has won awards at the Grammys, Emmys, Tonys, the New York's Outer Critics Circle, MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Billboard Awards, and American Music Awards (AMAs).[9] An inductee into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lauper is one of the few singers to win three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT).[10] Lauper won the inaugural Best Female Video prize at the 1984 VMAs for Girls Just Want To Have Fun. This music video is recognized by MTV, VH1 and Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the greatest ever music videos of the era.[11][12][13][14] She is featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's Women Who Rock exhibit.[15] Her debut album is included in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time,[16] while Time After Time is included in Vh1's list of the 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 years.[17] VH1 has ranked Lauper No. 58 of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.[18]

Lauper has been celebrated for her humanitarian work, particularly as an advocate for LGBT rights in the United States. Her charitable efforts were acknowledged in 2013 when the singer was invited as a special guest to attend U.S. President Barack Obama's second-term inaugural.[19]

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Still I Rise
Song
Still I Rise is a song by musical artist Cyndi Lauper, released on October 26, 2017.
In Paris
Album
In Paris is an album by musical artist Cyndi Lauper, released on August 23, 2017.
Time After Time
 
"Time After Time" is a song by American singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper.
Kinky Boots
 
Kinky Boots is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein.

Photos - Cyndi Lauper1000

People Recently Photographed with Cyndi Lauper17

Popular Albums38

Album Appearances & References40

Popular Songs39

Song Appearances & References46

Popular Live Albums1

Musical Group References6

Musical Groups3

Films7

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References6

TV Shows24

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Musicals2

Collaborators & Influencers75

Other Film-Related Relationships3

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Other Music-Related Relationships38

Events1

Famous Relatives1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships6

Awards & Nominations52

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Spotify - Albums & Singles365

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts1

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'The Voice': See Team Blake Members Sing Vern Gosdin, Cyndi Lauper
  –  November 15, 2017
Next came Chloe Kohanski, whom Shelton recently stole from Miley Cyrus' team. Staying true to her folk-rocker sensibilities, the 23-year-old singer selected Cyndi Lauper's 1983 smash hit "Time After Time." In keeping Kohanski's love of storytelling ...
Cyndi Lauper tackles sexism and ageism and calls for inclusiveness
  –  November 11, 2017
Cyndi Lauper is a Grammy-, Emmy-, and Tony-winning artist with over ... with the latest being her partnership with pharmaceutical company Novartis. The singer has released a new song, “Hope,” in honor of World Psoriasis Day, which was inspired by ...
What Cyndi Lauper is doing to get homeless LGBTQ kids off the street
  –  November 2, 2017
Legendary singer and activist Cyndi Lauper continues to shed light on youth homelessness in America, specifically how it pertains to the LGBTQ community. For the past six years, Lauper has put on a holiday benefit concert to raise awareness of the issue ...
Catching up with singer Cyndi Lauper, the face of psoriasis 'See Me' campaign
  –  October 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Cyndi Lauper has released a special new song called "Hope" in honor of World Psoriasis Day. The Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning singer is known for huge hits like "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," but many don't know that Cyndi has ...
How Cyndi Lauper Is Letting Those With Psoriasis Know They’re Not Alone (Exclusive)
  –  October 28, 2017
Cyndi Lauper still just wants to have fun ... Now, the “Time After Time” singer has teamed up with Novartis on the SEEMEtoknow campaign, an initiative for those let those living with the same struggle to share their stories and let others know they ...
'The Voice': See Team Blake Members Sing Vern Gosdin, Cyndi Lauper
  –  November 15, 2017
Staying true to her folk-rocker sensibilities, the 23-year-old singer selected Cyndi Lauper's 1983 smash hit "Time After Time ... plays fiddle with Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots. The musician tackled "Callin' Baton Rouge," famously covered by Garth ...

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