Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper (Composer and Lyricist, Kinky Boots) is a Grammy and Emmy award winning artist, who after more than 25 sterling years and global record sales in excess of 50 million, has proven that she has the heart and soul to keep her legion of fans compelled by her every creative move. With her first album, She’s So Unusual, Lauper won a Grammy award for Best New Artist and became the first female in history to have four Top-Ten singles from a debut album. Since then, Lauper has released ten additional studio albums, with her most recent, the Grammy-nominated Memphis Blues, ruling the Billboard Blues chart for fourteen consecutive weeks to become the best selling Blues album of 2010. Overall, during her storied music career, Lauper has been nominated for fourteen Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, seven American Video Awards, and eighteen MTV Awards. Lauper recently captured her journey through music and life in her New York Times Best-Selling autobiography, Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir. As an actress, Lauper made her Broadway debut in The Threepenny Opera alongside Alan Cumming in 2006. She has appeared in numerous television shows, including “Mad About You” (Emmy Award) and “Bones,” and films, including The Opportunist with Christopher Walken, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Life with Mikey, Off and Running, and Vibes. Lauper returned to television in 2013, but this time as herself, in the docu-series “Cyndi Lauper: She’s Still So Unusual” on WE TV. Lauper also continues her philanthropic work through her foundation, the True Colors Fund.

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