Cyndi Lauper

  1. 'Kinky Boots,' Scored by Cindi Lauper, Kicks Up 6 Tony Award Wins

    June 09, 2013 11:57 PM EDT The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best leading man. Christopher Durang's comical &q ...

  2. Adele's James Bond Theme 'Skyfall' Rises on Charts

    October 19, 2012 5:18 PM EDT The big screen is giving Adele a big hit, as the singer bridges the gap between her smash sophomore album 21 and her next set with the title theme from the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall." In its second week, the track lifts 17-15 on Adu ...

  3. Cyndi Lauper Back In Japan a Year After Devastating Earthquake

    March 12, 2012 7:11 AM EDT TOKYO (AP) - Cyndi Lauper is admired in Japan for not running away after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Now, the American singer is back to show the Japanese people that she hasn't forgotten them. Japan Earthquake Impact ...

  4. Greg Laswell Wishes 'Glee' Would Have Credited Him for Their Cyndi Lauper Remake Inspiration

    December 09, 2011 3:15 PM EST As the "Glee" cast sends five songs onto this week's Billboard Hot 100, the most dramatic reinvention of its quintet of debuting remakes is its transformation of Cyndi Lauper's uptempo No. 2 1984 party anthem "Girls Just W ...

  5. Is Sylvia Rhone Headed to Sony to Restart Portrait Records?

    July 21, 2011 8:59 AM EDT The New York Post reported early Thursday morning that former Universal Motown president Sylvia Rhone is heading to Sony to restore the defunct Portrait label, where she would work closely with new Epic head L.A. Reid . The move, which has been lo ...

  6. Javier Colon Wins NBC Singing Competition 'The Voice'

    June 29, 2011 9:43 PM EDT "The Voice" crowned its inaugural winner on Wednesday's final results show. But before it did, the finalists performed duets with some famous guests, including Stevie Nicks and coach Blake Shelton's wife, Miranda Lambert. It wa ...

  7. Lady Gaga to Ma Rainey: 'Women Who Rock' Exhibition Opens Today at Rock Hall

    May 13, 2011 7:40 AM EDT CLEVELAND - When Wanda Jackson was a girl with a gravelly voice who opened for Elvis Presley in the 1950s, nobody had ever heard a woman sing like that before. By then, Presley was already gyrating his way to superstardom. But Jackson - called the ...

  8. Brian Wilson To Be Honored at NARM Convention Awards Dinner

    March 28, 2011 5:11 PM EDT Brian Wilson will be honored at the NARM Music Business Convention Awards Dinner finale, which will take place on the last night of the meeting, which is scheduled to run from May 10-12 in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. At t ...

  9. Pre-Grammy Ceremony Performers And Presenters Announced: Mavis Staples, Cyndi Lauper, Buddy Guy, More

    February 01, 2011 8:59 AM EST The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences today announced the performers and presenters for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards' pre-Grammy Awards telecast on Feb. 13. The show will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles ...

  10. Girl Talk Releases New Album, 'All Day,' For Free Online

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Not only has mash-up mastermind Girl Talk announced the title and track list of "All Day," his fifth sample-heavy full-length, but the Pittsburgh DJ has already released the album in full. The follow-up to 2008's "Feed The Anim ...

  11. Tribute Concert Planned For Lennon's 70th Birthday

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that. An all-star benefit concert in honor of the former Beatle is scheduled in November with a lineup that includes Jackson Browne, Patti Smith and Cyndi Lauper. Th ...

  12. North American Amazon.Com Stores Experiencing Performance Issues

    June 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Amazon.com's North American stores are not functioning at this hour and there is no word when the stores will return to full operation. The sites allow product searches, but detailed information for music (albums don't list songs) and bo ...

  13. Eminem's 'Recovery' Headed For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "Recovery," released on June 21, is headed for the top spot next week with a very large sum. Industry sources estimate the album will rack up the biggest sales week of the year, as the set could exceed 600,000 copies by wee ...

  14. Cyndi Lauper To Be Honored At 2010 NARM Convention

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper will be honored with the chairman's award for sustained career achievement at the upcoming National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) convention, to be held May 15-17 in Chicago. Lauper, who will receive the honor at the co ...

  15. Cyndi Lauper In Legal Dispute With German Promoter

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cyndi Lauper's cancellation of seven concerts in Germany, which were to be held from July 4 to 18, has led to a legal dispute with the German concert promoter Moderne Welt. The dispute was confirmed by Moderne Welt CEO Henning Tögel in Stuttg ...

  16. Songwriter Robert Hazard Dies

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Hazard, a songwriter and musician from Philadelphia who wrote the 1983 Cyndi Lauper hit "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," has died. He was 59. Hazard died Tuesday after a brief illness, his record label, Rykodisc, said in a statement. ...

  17. Ashley Tisdale Teams With Degree Girl For '80s Covers

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashley Tisdale, one of the stars of Disney's "High School Musical," this week released five songs via Degree Girl, the teen targeted deodorant by Unilever. Tisdale recorded four covers of '80s hits and one from 1990. "Too ...

  18. Lauper, B-52s Anchoring True Colors Tour

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Cyndi Lauper and the B-52s will anchor this summer's True Colors tour, which will begin May 31 at Boston's Bank of America Pavilion. TV personality Carson Kressley will host the shows, which will also feature appearances by Rosie O' ...

  19. Feist, Keys, Paisley Join Grammy Performers

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Feist, Alicia Keys and Brad Paisley have joined the performance lineup for the 50th Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 10 at Los Angeles' Staples Center. In addition, the casts of the film "Across the Universe" and &qu ...

  20. Dulcimer Virtuoso Schnaufer Dies

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Musician was 53. David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, died yesterday (Aug. 23) in Nashville of cancer. He was 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer playing to new promi ...

  21. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. News Madonna ...

  22. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Pop songwriter Billy Steinberg has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration deal with Kobalt Music for his music publishing company Jerk Awake. As part of the new agreement, Steinberg will work clos ...

  23. Nellie McKay Splits With Columbia

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Her next album was scheduled for Jan. 3 release. Less than two weeks before the planned Jan. 3 release of her sophomore Columbia album, " Pretty Little Head ," singer/songwriter Nellie McKay has voluntarily left the label, sources tell B ...

  24. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...

  25. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...