About this Artist
CYNDI LAUPER is a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning artist with global record sales in excess of 50 million albums. With her first album, She’s So Unusual, Lauper won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist and became the first woman in history to have four top-five singles from a debut album. Since then, Lauper has released 10 additional studio albums, been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and released a New York Times best-selling memoir. Lauper has been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, seven American Video Awards, and 18 MTV Awards. In 2013, Cyndi Lauper became the first solo woman to win Best Original Score (music and lyrics) for Kinky Boots. She is currently writing the score for the Broadway adaptation of the 1988 feature film Working Girl, has contributed a song to the score of the Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants, and designed and launched a Home Decor Collection with Grandin Road in October 2018. She closed out 2018 by receiving the “Icon Award” from Billboard at its 13th annual Women in Music event.