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Cyndi is a Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning (for her Kinky Boots score) artist who, after 30 sterling years and global record sales in excess of 50 million albums, 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-five singles from a debut album. Since then, Lauper has released ten additional studio albums and was recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Overall, during her storied music career, Lauper has been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 7 American Video Awards and 18 MTV Awards.
She 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 also continues her philanthropic work through her foundation, the True Colors Fund.