Cynthia Ann Stephanie ”Cyndi” Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. Participated in the retro-band rockabilly Blue Angel in 1980 to 1982 before going solo. She achieved success in the mid-1980s with the release of the album She’s So Unusual and became the first female singer to have four top-five singles released from one album, which spawned the Top 5 hits “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun“, “She Bop“, “All Through the Night” and number-one single “Time After Time“, became some of the most important albums and singles of the 80s. The album earned Lauper two 27th Grammy Awards in 1985, including Best New Artist. She continued success with their follow-up, True Colors, which launched several hits including the number-one single “ True Colors“, “Change of Heart” and “What’s Going On“, including two nominateds at the 29th Grammy Awards. Lauper has released 11 albums and over 40 singles, and as of 2011 had sold more than more 50 million records worldwide, and 1 million DVDs and 20 million singles. Throughout her career, Lauper has won numerous awards, including Grammy, Emmy, MTV VMA, Billboard and AMA, which makes her one of the best selling artists of all time and best selling artists of 80s, 90s, 00s and 10s. Lauper ranked #58 of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll by VH1.
In 2012 she released a tell all autobiography entitled, Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir. She also joined forces with broadway icon Harvey Fierstien the produce the broadway adaptation of the film Kinky Boots. Lauper has written all of the music for Kinky Boots. Her reality TV debut comes in early 2013 when she’ll star in Cyndi Lauper…Still So Unusual set to air on the We Network in February of 2013.
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