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 was an instant commercial success
Over the course of her career, Lauper has released over 40 singles and (as of 2011) has sold more than 80 million records worldwide. She is featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum’s Women Who Rock exhibit, which illustrates the important roles that women have played in rock and roll history. Lauper has won at the Grammy Emmy, Tony, plus so many other awards awards. She is one of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.