Cyndi Lauper, AKA Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper, was born in 1953 in New York City. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. 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. The Top 5 hits "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun", "She Bop", "All Through the Night" and number-one single "Time After Time" became some of the most important albums and singles of the 80s. The album earned Lauper two Grammy Awards in 1985, including Best New Artist. She continued success with their follow-up, “True Colors”, which launched several hits including the number-one single "True Colors", and earned her two nominations at the 1987 Grammy Awards. Lauper has released 11 albums and over 40 singles, and as of 2011 had sold more than more 50 million records worldwide, 1 million DVDs and 20 million singles. Throughout her career, Lauper has won numerous awards, including Grammy, Emmy, MTV VMA, Billboard and AMA, which makes her one of the best selling artists of all time.
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