[168][169] Best Music Video, Short Form is presented to the director and producer, Tom Trbovich directed the video while Quincy Jones served as producer.[170]. [131], "Japanese Singles Collection – Greatest Hits" is a 2-disc greatest hits album that includes all of Laupers' singles released in Japan from 1983 to 1995 in chronological order. Her most recent album is Detour, released in 2016. Lauper's only appearance in the Mario franchise is in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! [101], Lauper hosted the Grammy Pre-Telecast at the Nokia Theatre, L.A. on Jan 26,[102] where she later accepted a Grammy for Kinky Boots (Best Musical Theater Album). [5] At Last is a set of covers that reinvent classic songs, such as the title track "At Last", "Walk On By" and "Stay". Lauper's third album, A Night to Remember, was released in 1989. This album was less successful, despite the popularity of the first single, "I Drove All Night". [32], In the early 1970s, Lauper performed as a vocalist with various cover bands. [55], Lauper released her second album, True Colors in 1986. Later it was revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone she is working on a country album with Tony Brown, and Seymour Stein as executive producer. The video featured professional wrestling manager "Captain" Lou Albano as Lauper's father, and her real-life mother, Catrine, as her mother,[46][better source needed] and also featured her attorney, her manager, her brother Butch, and her dog Sparkle. "'We are the World': 25 Years Later. Cyndi Lauper . After a six-year run and 2,507 regular shows, Kinky Boots ended its Broadway run on April 7, 2019. [3] Her album She's So Unusual (1983) was the first debut album by a female artist to achieve 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"—and earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. [5], Lauper has sold over 50 million records worldwide. On the songs she did not write, Lauper sometimes changed the lyrics. In the same year, Lauper opened for Cher's Do You Believe? Nach häufigen Schulwechseln gelang ihr der Bildungsabschluss erst im vierten Anlauf. Turi and Lauper formed a band named Blue Angel and recorded a demo tape of original music. Lauper is the first woman to win a Tony solo for Best Score.[171]. [33] In 1977, Lauper damaged her vocal cords and took a year off from singing. Search for Front And Center Presents... Sell DVD. Cyndi Lauper - Cyndi Lauper. [21] Lauper's parents divorced when she was five. [124][125], For Grandin Road, Lauper exclusively designed her own Christmas collection, 'Cyndi Lauper Loves Christmas', available from September 2018. [112], On September 15, 2015, Kinky Boots opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. [154], Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Spotify notes that She's So Unusual and her distinctive idiosyncratic appearance "helped popularize the image of punk and new wave for America, making it an acceptable part of the pop landscape". [111], To promote her work with the National Psoriasis Foundation and Novartis and revealing she, herself has suffered from psoriasis for the past five years, Lauper appeared on the Today Show in July 2015. Family, Childhood, and Education . Other performers were Ben Platt, Camila Cabello, Debbie Allen, who starred in the original movie, and more. In 1987, David Wolff produced a concert film for Lauper called Cyndi Lauper in Paris. [16], Lauper is known for her distinctive image, featuring a variety of hair colors and eccentric clothing,[17] and for her powerful and distinctive four-octave singing range. Other performing artists were Kate Pierson, Our Lady J, Rufus Wainwright and Darren Hayes amongst others. [9][10][11][12] She is featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's Women Who Rock exhibit. Lauper was a founding member of Blue Angel, who released their debut album in 1980 on Polydor Records.The album was unsuccessful, causing the band to break up and Lauper to file for bankruptcy. [130] Backed by the Hollywood Bowl orchestra, conducted by Thomas Wilkins, Lauper played two concerts on July 12 and 13, 2019 at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. Her father's name is Fred Lauper and mother's name is Catrine. 4 in the U.S. and reaching the top five in eight other countries. Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and activist. [53], In 1985, Lauper released the single "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", from the soundtrack to the movie The Goonies, and an accompanying video which featured several wrestling stars. 8. Her album She's So Unusual (1983) was the first debut album by a female artist to achieve 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"—and earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awardsin 1985. The 30-bed facility offers temporary shelter and job placement help. She wore almost a pound of necklaces at her award ceremony. The episode aired on PBS. The album had one hit, the No. She released a single from the musical, "The World Is Stone", which was a major hit in several countries, particularly France. [75], In 2002, Sony issued a best-of CD, The Essential Cyndi Lauper. [5] A starring role in the film Vibes in 1988 led to the release of "Hole in My Heart (All the Way to China)", which was a hit in Australia and New Zealand. The musical was based on the 2006 independent film Kinky Boots. The album remained No. [126], Lauper guest starred playing a lawyer in an episode of the reboot of the television series "Magnum P.I.". In 2006, she sang "Message To Michael" with Dionne Warwick[78] and "Beecharmer" with Nellie McKay on McKay's Pretty Little Head album. Cyndi Lauper: Front And Center ‎ (Blu-ray) Front And Center: none: US: 2015: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r7176088] Release. The concert was broadcast on HBO. [44][45], The video for "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" won the inaugural award for Best Female Video at the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards, and made Lauper an MTV staple. [147], Lauper was described by AllMusic's Lindsay Planer as "an iconoclastic vocalist who revolutionized the role of women in rock and roll. In 1996, she released Sisters of Avalon, and an original album of Christmas songs, Merry Christmas...Have a Nice Life in 1998. Geburtstag 22-6-1953: Herkunft den Vereinigten Staaten: Ethnizität Weiß (Kaukasier) Religion - glaubt an Gott? Lauper has won two awards from 16 nominations. He bought Blue Angel's contract for $5,000 and became their manager. [120], In May 2016, Lauper was featured on "Swipe to the Right" off of Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise from French producer Jean-Michel Jarre. This composed of her interpretations of early country classics entitled Detour. At Last received one nomination at the 2005 Grammy Awards: Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s), for "Unchained Melody". [161], "She Bop", the third single from She's So Unusual made history as the first and only top ten song to directly mention a gay porn magazine. [52] Dave Wolff, Lauper's boyfriend and manager at the time, was a wrestling fan as a boy, and engineered the rock and wrestling connection. 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. She Bop ist ein Lied von Cyndi Lauper, das erstmals auf ihrem 1983 erschienenen Album Shes So Unusual veröffentlicht wurde. [67] The video for the album's song "Sally's Pigeons" features the then-unknown Julia Stiles as the young Cyndi. [74], On October 12, 2000, Lauper took part in the television show Women in Rock, Girls with Guitars performing with Ann Wilson of Heart and with the girl group, Destiny's Child. The Bangles sangen in der ursprünglichen Aufnahme des Liedes den Backgroundgesang. [139], Lauper suffers from psoriasis and has been open about her struggle with it, having appeared in advertisements for Cosentyx. He later filed an $80,000 suit against them, which forced Lauper into bankruptcy. [18] In 1981, while singing in a local New York bar, Lauper met David Wolff, who took over as her manager and had her sign a recording contract with Portrait Records, a subsidiary of Epic Records. 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She was born as Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper, but best known as Cyndi Lauper. [113], On August 30, 2017, songwriters Benny Mardones and Robert Tepper sued Lauper for lifting elements from their song "Into the Night" for Kinky Boots’ final song "Raise You Up. [90], In September 2012, Lauper performed at fashion designer Betsey Johnson's 40 year Retrospective Fashion show. She's So Unusual also received nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (for "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"), and Song of the Year (for "Time After Time"). It entered the Billboard 200 at No. [121], In October 2016, her son Dex Lauper was the opening act for her Scottsdale, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada dates on her Detour Tour. During the interview Lauper said she is working on a project with Seymour Stein. [30][31][32] In 2019, Lauper gave the commencement address at Northern Vermont University - Johnson, the academic institution that now includes Johnson State. "[148] Over her 40-year career, she influenced multiple recording artists including Katy Perry,[149] Lady Gaga,[150] Vanessa Paradis,[151] Tegan and Sara,[152] and Yelle. [4] The musical was awarded five other Tonys including Tony Award for Best New Musical. [5] These two albums were much less successful internationally than her previous releases, but both charted in Japan. Top 100 (ARIA Chart) singles and albums peaks from January 1990 until December 2010: "A Night to Remember" (single) and "I'm Gonna Be Strong" (ARIA Chart) peaks: "Hey Now (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)" (ARIA Chart) peak: "The World Is Stone", "Who Let In the Rain", "That's What I Think", "You Don't Know" and "Sisters of Avalon" (single) (ARIA Chart) peaks: This page was last edited on 31 December 2020, at 02:24. [84], In January 2010, Mattel released a Cyndi Lauper Barbie doll as part of their "Ladies of the 80s" series. 1, and at No. [39], On October 14, 1983, Lauper released her first solo album, She's So Unusual. [68], In 1993, Lauper returned to acting, playing Michael J. [77], She made appearances on Showtime's hit show Queer as Folk in 2005, directed a commercial for Totally 80s edition of the board game Trivial Pursuit in 2006, served as a judge on the 6th Annual Independent Music Awards and made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated The Threepenny Opera as Jenny. Best Album Package is credited to the art director and not the performer, The art director was Janet Perr. The LP stayed in the Top 200 charts for more than 65 weeks, and since has sold 16 million copies worldwide. Her charitable efforts were acknowledged in 2013 when she was invited as a special guest to attend U.S. President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration. Cyndi Lauper (signature).png 300 × 250; 34 KB. [23][106] On September 25, as part of the Today Show's Shine a Light series, Lauper re-recorded "True Colors" in a mashup with Sara Bareilles' "Brave" to raise awareness and money for children battling cancer. In 2016, the West End production won Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards. 42. [85], In March 2010, Lauper appeared on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice, coming in sixth place. Thirty years after its release, the album was praised as 'everlasting' and a 'once-in-a-lifetime album'. [49], Lauper appeared with professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, who played her "bodyguard"[50][51] and would also later make many appearances as herself in a number of the World Wrestling Federation's "Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection" events, and played Wendi Richter's manager in the inaugural WrestleMania event. This music video is recognized by MTV, VH1 and Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music videos of the era. 188. The song became Lauper's first number 1 hit in the U.S. Cyndi Lauper; Veröffentlichung: November 1986: Länge: 4:22 Genre(s) Pop: Text: Essra Mohawk, Cyndi Lauper Album: True Colors: Hintergrund. Again without support from her label, the release failed in America, spending a single week on the Billboard album chart at No. [98][99][100] A new album was confirmed by Lauper on a website interview. Lauper won one award from 14 nominations, being the first person to win in the category Best Female Video. She set up the True Colors Residence in New York City for LGBT homeless youths. The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known informally as the Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre. She became a household name in the mid-1980s with the release of the album, She's So Unusual and became the first artist in history to have four top-five singles released from one album. [144], She co-founded the True Colors tour for Human Rights throughout the United States and Canada in June 2007. It opened in Chicago in October 2012[93] and on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 4, 2013. [47] In 1984–85, Lauper appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone magazine, Time, and Newsweek. [10], Lauper's song "Time After Time" has been covered by over 100 artists and was ranked at #22 on Rolling Stone's 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years[160] and at No. [153] Due to her success and influence Lauper has been inducted into both the Hollywood and Songwriters Hall of Fame. She is known for singing the song, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. [37] After this Lauper temporarily lost her voice due to an inverted cyst in her vocal cord. [70], On November 19, 1997, Lauper gave birth to her son Declyn Wallace Lauper Thornton. [38] Music critics who saw Lauper perform with Blue Angel believed she had star potential due to her four-octave singing range. Lauper received a Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 1990 Grammy Awards for "I Drove All Night", but overall album sales for A Night to Remember were down. In 2001, Lauper planned to release another album, Shine, but the record company folded. Cyndi Lauper; Veröffentlichung: 27. live-action segment "Captain Lou Is Missing". [119] In January 2017, this production's album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. [162] The single was included in the PMRC's "Filthy Fifteen" list that led to the parental advisory sticker that marked recordings thought to be unsuitable for young listeners. A music video was released, a high energy, comic action/adventure romp through a Chinese laundry. Such is the case with "Girls Just Want to Have Fun". [105], On September 17, 2014, Lauper sang on the finale of America's Got Talent. 1 on the Blues Albums chart for 14 consecutive weeks; Memphis Blues was nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album at the 2011 Grammy Awards. [132][needs update], In September 2019, it was announced that Lauper will star alongside Jane Lynch in the new Netflix comedy series described as "kind of The Golden Girls for today". [23], Lauper went to Richmond Hill High School, but was expelled,[26] although she later earned her GED. [54], Lauper received two nominations at the 1986 Grammy Awards: Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for "What a Thrill" and Best Long Form Music Video for Cyndi Lauper in Paris. One, called Doc West, covered disco songs as well as Janis Joplin. Lauper has released 11 albums and over 40 singles, and as of 2008 had sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Elämäkerta. [116] The announcement was supported by a release of her version of Harlan Howard's "Heartaches by the Number" and a performance on Skyville Live with Kelsea Ballerini and Ingrid Michaelson. [96] Lauper was the first woman to win solo in this category. Úspěšnou se stala v polovině 80. let po vydání alba She's So Unusual.Je vůbec prvním umělcem, jehož čtyři singly z jedné desky figurovaly do pátého místa hitparádovém žebříčku (Top Five). True Colors was another successful album, along with the single of the same name and "Change of Heart". The album was unsuccessful, causing the band to break up and Lauper to file for bankruptcy. A CD of the songs performed was released exclusively to Sears stores from September 30 to October 31, 2001, and was marketed as a fundraiser for breast cancer. Juni 1953 in Queens, New York City, New York) ist eine US-amerikanische Sängerin, Songschreiberin und Schauspielerin. The film flopped and was poorly received by critics, but would later be considered a cult classic. In 2013, Lauper won the Tony Award for best original score for composing the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, making her the first woman to win the category by herself. He will retire after a four decade run of producing the show. Lauper sets a scene, makes us care, gives us hope. Cyndi begeisterte sich sehr früh für Musik und lernte Gitarre spielen. Lauper's greatest hits compilation, Twelve Deadly Cyns...and Then Some, was released in 1994, with the re-recorded version of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" reaching number four in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. CH: 7 10.06.1984 (15 Wo.) Entdecken Sie Veröffentlichungen von Cyndi Lauper auf Discogs. [6] She has won awards at the Grammys, Emmys, Tonys, the New York's Outer Critics Circle, MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Billboard Awards, and American Music Awards (AMAs). "—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released. Cyndi Lauper (gebore 22 Junie 1953) is 'n Amerikaanse aktrise. Cyndi Lauper syntyi New Yorkissa sveitsiläis-amerikkalais-saksalaiselle Fred Lauperille ja sisilialais-amerikkalaiselle Catrine Dominiquelle. [22], Lauper grew up in the Ozone Park[23] neighborhood of Queens and, as a child, listened to such artists as The Beatles and Judy Garland. Originally written and performed in French by Dumas, Lauper performed the English translation in the English version of the film originally titled "La Course des tuques". "I've always loved Christmas, it reminds me to find some happiness in the little things," said Lauper. 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[48], In 1985, Lauper participated in USA for Africa's famine-relief fund-raising single "We Are the World", which sold more than 20 million copies since then. 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UK: 3 24.03.1984 (18 Wo.) [118], In February 2016, Lauper was nominated for an Olivier Award for her contribution to the UK production of Kinky Boots along with Stephen Oremus, the man responsible for the arrangements.