Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (Nueva York, Estados Unidos, 22 de junio de 1953) conocida simplemente como Cyndi Lauper, es una cantautora, actriz y empresaria estadounidense. Después de participar en el grupo musical, Blue Angel, en 1983 firmó con Portrait Records (filial de Epic Records) y lanzó su exitoso álbum debut She’s So Unusual a finales de ese mismo año. Siguió lanzando una serie de álbumes en los que encontró una inmensa popularidad, superando los límites de contenido de las letras de sus canciones. Muchas de sus canciones han alcanzado el número uno en las listas musicales de varios países alrededor del mundo; sus mayores éxitos incluyen temas como "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Time After Time", "She Bop", "All Through the Night", "Money Changes Everything", "The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough", "True Colors", "Change of Heart", "What’s Going On", "I Drove All Night" y "Hey Now (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)". Posee el récord de ser la primera mujer estadounidense en posicionar 4 canciones en el top ten de un primer álbum. Dueña de una poderosa voz y una imagen particular, Lauper ha sido elogiada por los críticos por sus producciones musicales y puestas en escena, dándole el título de «Icono Pop».
Cyndi Lauper ha ganado, Premios Grammy, Emmy Awards, Premios Tony, Premios American Music, Billboard Music Award y MTV Video Music Awards. Lauper es una de las veinte artistas en lograr el "GET" ganando competitivos premios Grammy, Emmy y Tony. Lauper hasta la fecha ha vendido más de 50 millones de discos y 20 millones de sencillos.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1953-06-22
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Ozone Park - Queens - New York City - New York - USA

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Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and LGBT rights activist whose career has spanned over four decades. Her debut solo album She's So Unusual (1983), was an instant commercial success. The album 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," earning Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with her second record, True Colors (1986), which included the number one hit of the same name and "Change of Heart," which peaked at number 3 and earned Lauper two nominations at the 29th Grammy Awards in 1987. Since 1989, Lauper has released nine studio albums to varying critical acclaim; and has participated in several other projects. Her most recent album, the Grammy-nominated Memphis Blues, became Billboard's most successful blues album of the year, remaining at number one on the "Billboard" blues charts for 13 consecutive weeks. In 2011, Lauper released an autobiography detailing her battle with child abuse and depression; which became New York Times Best Seller. In 2013, Lauper completed writing both the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which led it to the 2013 Tony Awards with 13 nominations, and won six awards including Best Musical. The musical also won Best Score making Lauper the first woman to win the composing category solo. In 2013, she became the first artist to top the dance charts with a Broadway single in over 25 years. Over the course of her career, Lauper has released over 40 singles and (as of 2011) has sold more than 80 million albums, 20 million singles, and 1 million DVDs. She has won Grammy, Emmy, Tony, MTV VMA awards, Billboard and AMA. In 1999 VH1 ranked Lauper No. 58 of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Lauper is also one of only twenty artists to achieve "GET" status by winning competitive Grammy, Emmy and Tony awards.

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